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 Meanings and Examples of EQUITY
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equity
 n.  ownership interest of shareholders in a corporat; something that is just and fair
Classic Sentence:
1  Nevertheless, said Chichikov, the general equity of this measure did not obviate a certain amount of annoyance to landowners, since it forced them to pay upon a non-living article the tax due upon a living.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER V
2  Even the baser section of humanity possesses a certain sense of equity.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
3  The moment had arrived for the incorruptible and supreme equity to alter its plan.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
4  Immense combined propulsions direct human affairs and conduct them within a given time to a logical state, that is to say, to a state of equilibrium; that is to say, to equity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
5  Therefore, I saw that here was a sort of interregnum in Providence; for its even-handed equity never could have so gross an injustice.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
6  She wanted more vigorous measures, a more complete reformation, a quicker release from debt, a much higher tone of indifference for everything but justice and equity.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 2
Example Sentence:
1  One of the reasons we have invested so heavily in equity is because there has been a drastic disparity in these classrooms, in these desks, in how the base education has been delivered.
2  Then the NASDAQ crash of 2000 left the US equity markets in disarray for more than a year.
3  Digg, the "social news" site which was once the poster child for Web 2.0 and valued at up to $175m, has been sold to New York technology development company Betaworks for just $500,000 in cash plus equity.
4  Some broad equity price indexes have increased to all-time highs in nominal terms since the end of 2013.
5  To capture his equity, Murphy must either sell or refinance.
6  The fund has a good track record of investing in the equity market.