Synonyms of 'even something up'
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These missiles would help to even up the balance of power.
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If you balance one thing with something different, each of the things has the same strength or importance.
Balance spicy dishes with mild ones.
If something equals a particular number or amount, it is the same as that amount or the equivalent of that amount.
The average pay rise equalled 1.41 times inflation.
To equalize a situation means to give everyone the same rights or opportunities, for example in education, wealth, or social status.
Such measures are needed to equalize wage rates between countries.
Thesaurus for even something up from the Collins English Thesaurus