What does equitable mean?

Definitions for equitableˈɛk wɪ tə bəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word equitable.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. equitable, just(adj)

    fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience

    "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"


  1. equitable(Adjective)

    Marked by or having equity.

  2. equitable(Adjective)

    Fair, just, or impartial.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Equitable(adj)

    possessing or exhibiting equity; according to natural right or natural justice; marked by a due consideration for what is fair, unbiased, or impartial; just; as an equitable decision; an equitable distribution of an estate; equitable men

  2. Equitable(adj)

    that can be sustained or made available or effective in a court of equity, or upon principles of equity jurisprudence; as, an equitable estate; equitable assets, assignment, mortgage, etc

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. equitable

    An ironical term meaning you can fool some of the people all the time.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of equitable in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of equitable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lauren Bacall:

    In Hollywood, an equitable divorce settlement means each party getting fifty percent of publicity.

  2. Benjamin Benumof:

    I don't know where this is going to go in the future, everybody is looking for a more equitable split in terms of water rates.

  3. Philippe Varin:

    We need an equitable negotiation with EDF about the valuation of Areva's reactor unit. EDF has made a proposal, this proposal must be reviewed.

  4. Philippe Varin:

    We need to find an equitable sharing of the risk of the Finland project, which is a sword of Damocles that has weighed on the group for a long time and which can compromise any future scenario.

  5. District Attorney George Gascón:

    In order to ensure our criminal justice system is fair and equitable, my office is conducting an immediate assessment of every prosecution within the past 10 years where these officers were involved, this is a shameful incident that the public deserves to have addressed in a meaningful and expeditious manner.

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