Associations to the word «Equitable»


EQUITABLE, adjective. Marked by or having equity.
EQUITABLE, adjective. Fair, just, or impartial.
EQUITABLE, adjective. (legal) Relating to the general principles of justice that correct or supplement the provisions of the law.
EQUITABLE TOLLING, noun. (legal) A legal doctrine under which the failure of one party to meet a deadline may be excused because they were prevented from so doing by circumstances outside their control.

Dictionary definition

EQUITABLE, adjective. Fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience; "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children".

Wise words

The most important things are the hardest things to say. They are the things you get ashamed of because words diminish your feelings - words shrink things that seem timeless when they are in your head to no more than living size when they are brought out.
Stephen King