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equity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of equity

  1. 1 lack of favoritism toward one side or another <the lower wages once paid to women for equal work violated the very notion of equity> Synonyms disinterest, disinterestedness, detachment, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality, justice, neutralism, neutrality, nonpartisanship, objectiveness, objectivityRelated Words apathy, indifference, unconcern; broad-mindedness, open-mindedness, tolerance; fence-sitting, straddlingNear Antonyms chauvinism, nepotism; subjectiveness, subjectivity; bent, inclination, leaning, penchant, predilection, predisposition, proclivity, propensity, tendency; preconception, prejudgmentAntonyms bias, favor, favoritism, nonobjectivity, one-sidedness, partiality, partisanship, prejudice

  2. 2 the practice of giving to others what is their due <basic to the notion of equity is the principle that all people are of equal standing in the eyes of the law> Synonyms justice, fair shake, rightRelated Words equitability, equitableness, evenhandedness, fair-mindedness, fairness, impartiality; goodness, righteousness, virtue; honor, integrity, uprightnessNear Antonyms bias, one-sidedness, partiality, prejudice; unfairness, unjustness, wrongfulness; corruption, impropiety; crime, offense (or offence), wrongdoing; disservice, harmAntonyms inequity, injustice, raw deal, wrong





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