Definition of equitable
- an equitable settlement of the dispute
- an equitable defense
They reached an equitable settlement of their dispute.
fighting for a more equitable distribution of funds
an equitable system of taxation
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: just or fair : dealing fairly and equally with everyone
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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