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equate

verb analyze, assess, balance, compare, counterbalance, determine, equalize, judge, match, measure against
Associated concepts: equate law with morality, equating law with justice
See also: compare, compensate
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A "news feed" could be equatable to progress issues or statuses
Conjugal affection, then, is not equatable to a modern sense of sexual desire.
give for that sort of money?" asked an exasperated California salary consultant in the Post, "`buy low and sell high?'" While business people are by no means equatable with felons, Milken is emblematic of what we saw in the 1980s: a financial dexterity in which a significant group of wealthy Americans know how to skim the cream off the top of any pie they stick their fingers into.
In this critical rethinking of the contemporary theological task Bonhoeffer's proposal for dialogue may still be expected, in not always popular ways, to provoke US Christians with its witness to the Jesus Christ not equatable with Christianity, and to the word of God mistaken for religion.
This abstract type of movement, often equatable with the opening Largo or Grave of a church sonata, seems to have been imported from the French lute and harpsichord traditions.
They thus attempt to reconstruct Islam by "ascertaining the motive, intent or purpose behind Qur'anic values."(91) A Tunisian "progressive Muslim" argues that at this time "the general interest (meslaha)" of the society and the "fundamental aims (maqasid) of the religion" must take "precedence over specific textual prescriptions."(92) Thus, if the ultimate goal is the creation of a just and equatable Islamic society, one can overlook shari'a's specific rules on rewards and punishments.
I agree with Dr Hemmer that rapid population growth has not only negative consequences for the developing countries, but also because it triggers migratory movements to the industrialised countries, and that there are increasing pressures on industrial countries to ensure equatable distribution of goods and food implying global consumption of resources and energy, which is predominantly consumed by the North and not the South.
What I claim arthood requires is a certain projective orientation for an object, grounded in some manner in the artist's mentally but not happily equatable with individual, datable mental states.
Bookchin sees it as preachin"a gospel of a kind of 'original sin' that accurses a vague species called 'Humanity'-as though people of color are equatable with whites, women with men, the Third World with the First, the poor with the rich, the exploited with their exploiters."
"Objecting to 'Judaisation of Jerusalem', so to speak, is absurd and is equatable to an objection to the Catholic nature of the Vatican or the Islamisation of Mecca, it is naturally unthinkable," Palmor said.