- Present participle of equivocate.
Variant of equivocate
intransitive verbequivocated, equivocating
to use equivocal terms in order to deceive, mislead, hedge, etc.; be deliberately ambiguous
Origin of equivocateMiddle English equivocaten ; from Medieval Latin aequivocatus, past participle of aequivocari, to have the same sound ; from Late Latin aequivocus, of like sound ; from Classical Latin aequus (see equal) + vox, voice