Definition of "equating" []

  • To make or regard as equivalent or similar, esp in order to compare or balance (verb)
  • To indicate the equality of; form an equation from (verb)
  • To be equal; correspond (verb)
  • Present participle of equate. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "equating" in a sentence
  • "As O'Reilly rhetorically argued after the contretemps on The View last week, "Were we attacked by Japanese 'extremists' [at Pearl Harbor]?", again equating an attack by branch of al Qaeda with an attack by a sovereign government and country."
  • "We perhaps could have a discussion about the logical leap involved in equating stoicism and naziism, but surely not in this forum."
  • "Of course, Njorl, your fallacy lies in equating an action today which threatens a pension payment not due for decades as being a run of the mill default on a genuine debt obligation to a large class of voters."