equitable adj : implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a natural sense of what is fair to all; "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children" [syn: just] [ant: inequitable]
- Marked by or having equity.
just, or impartial.
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding
and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University
Press, 1973. § 33.
- I may justly require you to produce that argument ; nor have you any pretence to refuse so equitable a demand.
- 1748. David Hume. Enquiries concerning the human understanding and concerning the principles of moral. London: Oxford University Press, 1973. § 33.
Marked by or having equity
Fair, just, or impartial
- Finnish: oikeudenmukainen
- Portuguese: justo, imparcial
- Scottish Equitable, is an investment company located in Edinburgh
- Equitable PCI Bank
- Equitable Resources
- The Equitable Life Assurance Society, life insurance company in the United Kingdom
- AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, formerly the The Equitable Life Assurance Society of the United States
- Equitable Life & Casualty Insurance Company, life insurance company in the United States
- Equitable Securities Company, acquired by SunTrust Banks in 1997
balanced, defensible, deserved, detached, disinterested, dispassionate, due, equal, equivalent, ethical, even, evenhanded, fair, fair and square, fair-minded, fit, good, identical, impartial, impersonal, indifferent, judicious, just, justifiable, justified, lawful, legal, level, meet, meet and right, merited, moral, neutral, objective, open-minded, principled, proper, reasonable, right, right and proper, right-minded, rightful, same, square, stable, tolerant, unbiased, unbigoted, uncolored, undazzled, uninfluenced, unjaundiced, unprejudiced, unprepossessed, unswayed, warrantable, warranted