|part of speech:
||characterized by fairness; just.
He dealt with his children in an equitable manner in his will.
- evenhanded, fair, fair-minded, honest, impartial, just, unprejudiced
- discriminatory, inequitable, unfair
- similar words:
- candid, even, objective, open-minded, principled, reasonable, square, tolerant, unbiased, valid
||in law, pertaining to or applying in the equity courts, as distinguished from courts of the common law.
||clean, disinterested, equal, fair, impartial, right, righteous
||equitably (adv.), equitableness (n.)