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Synonyms for equitable
ˈɛk wɪ tə bəleq·ui·table

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English Synonyms and Antonyms3.0 / 2 votes

  1. equitable

    One who is honest in the ordinary sense acts or is always disposed to act with careful regard for the rights of others, especially in matters of business or property; one who is honorable scrupulously observes the dictates of a personal honor that is higher than any demands of mercantile law or public opinion, and will do nothing unworthy of his own inherent nobility of soul. The honest man does not steal, cheat, or defraud; the honorable man will not take an unfair advantage that would be allowed him, or will make a sacrifice which no one could require of him, when his own sense of right demands it. One who is honest in the highest and fullest sense is scrupulously careful to adhere to all known truth and right even in thought. In this sense honest differs from honorable as having regard rather to absolute truth and right than to even the highest personal honor. Compare CANDID; JUSTICE.

    candid, fair, faithful, frank, genuine, good, honest, honorable, ingenuous, just, sincere, straightforward, true, trustworthy, trusty, upright

    deceitful, dishonest, disingenuous, faithless, false, fraudulent, hypocritical, lying, mendacious, perfidious, traitorous, treacherous, unfaithful, unscrupulous, untrue

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. equitable

    fair, just, proportionate, impartial, upright, proper, reasonable, even-handed, honest

    unfair, unjust, disproportionate, partial

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. equitable, justadjective

    fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience

    "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children"

    fair, good, upright, just

    inequitable, unjust

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. equitableadjective

    upright, just, honest, impartial, candid, unbiassed, unprejudiced, even-handed

  2. equitableadjective

    reasonable, fair, justifiable, right, proper

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  1. Mayor Ed Murray:

    This is a conversation about building an equitable Seattle, where those who work, that struggle economically - those who just struggle, period - can live in this city.

  2. Jewel Bronaugh:

    I have said and I will continue to say, it is totally unacceptable for anyone to go into a county office anywhere in this country and not receive the services, not receive equitable services. And it is important that there is accountability at every level so that customers can get fair and equitable treatment.

  3. Duncan Clark:

    They need to also think about how high they’re gonna raise the bar for Chinese investment in the US, and the consequences of completely excluding four of the top ten apps, what’s gonna replace them? And how is that going to play out? And how is that equitable to the investors in those apps versus US players?

  4. Sara Jacobs:

    If we're really going to have an equitable recovery, if we're really going to be able to take the lessons of this pandemic and build the future that we all think we want, then we have to invest in the care economy, we have to make sure we're providing families the care support that they need to be successful, but also making those care jobs good paying jobs.

  5. Reid Wiseman:

    The United States of America is half men, half women. Well, space should be at least that, so if we can not make these spacecraft equitable, and we can't fly any type of person on them, then we need to look at Orion Crew Survival Systems and reevaluate.

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