Equitable

Definition of Equitable

Eq´ui`ta`ble
a.1.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.
No two . . . had exactly the same notion of what was equitable.
- Macaulay.
2.(Law) 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.

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balanced, defensible, deserved, detached, disinterested, dispassionate, equal, equivalent, ethical, even, evenhanded, fair and square, fair-minded, fit, good, identical, impartial, impersonal, indifferent, judicious, justifiable, justified, lawful, legal, level, meet, meet and right, merited, moral, neutral, objective, open-minded, principled, proper, reasonable, right, right and proper, right-minded, same, stable, tolerant, unbiased, unbigoted, uncolored, undazzled, uninfluenced, unjaundiced, unprejudiced, unprepossessed, unswayed, warrantable, warranted
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