EQUITABLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of EQUITABLE
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 a.  marked by or having equity; just and impartial
Classic Sentence:
1  The swineherd, who was a most equitable man, then stood up to give every one his share.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XIV
2  It had formerly been my endeavour to study all sides of his character: to take the bad with the good; and from the just weighing of both, to form an equitable judgment.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  With this exception, he was in all things just, true, equitable, intelligent, humble and dignified, beneficent and kindly, which is only another sort of benevolence.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
4  By a good distribution, not an equal but an equitable distribution must be understood.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
5  Oh, Frankenstein, be not equitable to every other and trample upon me alone, to whom thy justice, and even thy clemency and affection, is most due.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
6  All Huntingdon exclaimed on the greatness of the match, and her uncle, the lawyer, himself, allowed her to be at least three thousand pounds short of any equitable claim to it.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER I
7  We took their wives and also much booty, which we divided equitably amongst us, so that none might have reason to complain.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK IX
Example Sentence:
1  I am seeking an equitable solution to this dispute, one that will be fair and acceptable to both sides.
2  Uruguay has often been described as the Switzerland of South America: it has a stable democracy, a relatively equitable distribution of wealth and the most generous welfare state in the region.
3  If the law is to be effective it must be applied equitably.
4  Wealth was redistributed more equitably among society.