- The definition of equitable is something that is fair to all parties.
When marital assets are split fairly in a divorce, this is an example of an equitable arrangement.
equitable definition by Webster's New World
- characterized by equity; fair; just: said of actions, results of actions, etc.
- having to do with equity, as distinguished from common or statute law
- valid in equity
Origin: French équitable ; from équité
equitable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: French équitable, from Old French, from equite, equity; see equity.
- eqˈui·ta·ble·ness noun
- eqˈui·ta·bly adverb
equitable - Legal Definition