Equitable meaning

ĕkwĭ-tə-bəl
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.

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Fair, under widely held moral principles, often embodied in court precedents; or referring to a remedy available in a court of equity.
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Fair, just, or impartial.
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(law) Relating to the general principles of justice that correct or supplement the provisions of the law.
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Showing or characterized by equity; just and fair.
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Characterized by equity; fair; just.
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Marked by or having equity.
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Origin of equitable

  • French équitable from Old French from equite equity equity

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French équitable, from Old French, from equité (“equity”).

    From Wiktionary