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EQUITABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does equitable mean? 

EQUITABLE (adjective)
  The adjective EQUITABLE has 1 sense:

1. implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a natural sense of what is fair to all

  Familiarity information: EQUITABLE used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EQUITABLE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Implying justice dictated by reason, conscience, and a natural sense of what is fair to all

Synonyms:

equitable; just

Context examples:

equitable treatment of all citizens / an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

Similar:

evenhanded (without partiality)

Antonym:

inequitable (not equitable or fair)


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