HyperDic: equitable

English > 1 sense of the word equitable:
ADJECTIVEallequitable, justfair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
equitable > pronunciation
Soundseh'kwahtahbahl; eh'kwihtahbahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > equitable: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningFair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience.
  • "equitable treatment of all citizens"
  • "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"
NarrowerevenhandedWithout partiality
honest, fairGained or earned without cheating or stealing
See alsofair, justFree from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception
impartialshowing lack of favoritism
justUsed especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
Oppositeinequitable, unjustnot equitable or fair
Adverbsequitablyin an equitable manner

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