1. compensate; make the score equal

    Synonyms : equalise, get even
    Type Of : rack up, score, tally, hit
  2. make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching

    Synonyms : equal, equalise, equate, match
    Type Of : modify, alter, change
    Examples :
    • let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office


  1. an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others

    Synonyms : egotism, self-importance
    Type Of : pride, pridefulness
  2. your consciousness of your own identity

    Synonyms : self
    Type Of : consciousness
  3. (psychoanalysis) the conscious mind

    Type Of : brain, mind, nous, head, psyche


  1. provided or supplied or equipped with (especially as by inheritance or nature)

    Antonyms : unendowed
    Examples :
    • a well-endowed college
    • endowed with good eyesight
    • endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights


  1. proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

    Synonyms : venture
    Type Of : proceed, move, go
  2. set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)

    Synonyms : enter
    Type Of : start out, begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start
    Examples :
    • she embarked upon a new career
  3. go on board

    Synonyms : ship
    Antonyms : disembark
    Type Of : board, get on


  1. the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea

    Synonyms : adenomyosis
    Type Of : pathology


  1. a set of questions or exercises evaluating skill or knowledge

    Synonyms : examination, test
    Type Of : communicating, communication


  1. being in a tense state

    Synonyms : high-strung, highly strung, jittery, jumpy, nervy, overstrung, restive, uptight


  1. without any others being included or involved

    Synonyms : alone, entirely, only, solely
    Examples :
    • he works for Mr. Smith exclusively


  1. the attribute of urgency in tone of voice

    Synonyms : sharpness
    Type Of : urgency
    Examples :
    • his voice had an edge to it
  2. lie adjacent to another or share a boundary

    Synonyms : abut, adjoin, border, butt, butt against, butt on, march
    Type Of : meet, contact, adjoin, touch
  3. advance slowly, as if by inches

    Synonyms : inch
    Type Of : march on, go on, move on, advance, progress, pass on
    Examples :
    • He edged towards the car
  4. provide with a border or edge

    Synonyms : border
    Type Of : provide, supply, render, furnish
    Examples :
    • edge the tablecloth with embroidery
  5. the boundary of a surface

    Synonyms : border
    Type Of : boundary, bound, bounds
  6. a line determining the limits of an area

    Synonyms : bound, boundary
    Type Of : line
  7. a sharp side formed by the intersection of two surfaces of an object

    Type Of : side
    Examples :
    • he rounded the edges of the box
  8. a slight competitive advantage

    Type Of : favorable position, favourable position, superiority
    Examples :
    • he had an edge on the competition
  9. provide with an edge

    Type Of : sharpen
    Examples :
    • edge a blade
  10. the outside limit of an object or area or surface; a place farthest away from the center of something

    Type Of : demarcation, demarcation line, limit
    Examples :
    • the edge of the leaf is wavy
    • she sat on the edge of the bed
    • the water's edge


  1. of or relating to or produced by evolution

    Examples :
    • evolutionary biology