equable vs equitable

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  • 1) of temperature Free from extremes of heat or cold.
  • 2) Unvarying, Calm and steady; constant and uniform.
  • 3) of emotions, etc. Not easily disturbed; tranquil.
  • 4) Not easily disturbed; serene.
  • 5) Unvarying; steady.
  • 6) Uniform in action or intensity; not variable or changing; -- said of the feelings or temper.
  • 7) Equal and uniform; continuing the same at different times; -- said of motion, and the like; uniform in surface; smooth.
  • 8) not varying
  • 9) Characterized by uniformity, invariableness, or evenness; equal and uniform at all times; regular in action or intensity; not varying; steady: as, an equable temperature.
  • 10) Even; smooth; having a uniform surface or form: as, an equable globe or plain.


  • 1) Marked by or having equity.
  • 2) Fair, just, or impartial.
  • 3) law Relating to the general principles of justice that correct or supplement the provisions of the law.
  • 4) Showing or characterized by equity; just and fair. synonym: fair.
  • 5) Resolved not simply according to the strict letter of the law but in accordance with principles of substantial justice and the unique facts of the case.
  • 6) Of or relating to rights historically enforced in courts of equity.
  • 7) Possessing or exhibiting equity; according to natural right or natural justice; marked by a due consideration for what is fair, unbiased, or impartial; just.
  • 8) (Law) That can be sustained or made available or effective in a court of equity, or upon principles of equity jurisprudence
  • 9) fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
  • 10) Pertaining to or dependent upon strict equity or justice; regarding or relating to abstract right in individual cases: applied in law to the administration of justice by courts of equity, and to the principles established and methods of procedure practised by them: as, equitable rights or remedies; equitable rules or powers. See equity.
  • 11) According to the principles of equity; just and right under all the circumstances of the particular case; fair and equal: as, an equitable decision; an equitable distribution.
  • 12) Property belonging to the estate of a decedent by law not subject to payment of his debts in course of administration, but voluntarily charged by the testator with payment of debts generally, or upon which equity fastens a trust for that purpose.


  • 1) But the occasions when their equable relationship was suddenly jarred by Frank were rare.
  • 2) He felt it almost sinful to work to such an equable schedule for such a rate of pay.
  • 3) I have adopted the term equable marketing to designate this interesting attempt to solve the problem of distribution in Han times.
  • 4) "The present arrangement is more or less temporary," she commenced in equable tones.
  • 5) So the system came to be known as equable marketing.
  • 6) In the year 115 B.C., officers to "equalize distribution", chün shu, which may be termed equable marketing, were appointed.
  • 7) It is given to you to teach lessons of the utmost importance to mankind, in maintaining the principle that no progress can be real which is not equable, which is not proportionate, which does not develop all the faculties belonging to our nature.
  • 8) We have not yet seen that your marketing is "equable".
  • 9) (as, for instance, "equable," "gratitudes," and many others), and by twisting or translation of its classical equivalents and etymons give it some quite new sense in English.
  • 10) On the other hand, he was sweet-tempered and equable, and he did not resent the early shows of crustiness which Michael made.
  • 11) I didn't care over-weeningly for it for personal gratification; and in my philosophy I completed the circle, finding myself as equable with the lack of a ten-cent piece as I was with the squandering of scores of dollars in calling all men and hangers-on up to the bar to drink with me.
  • 12) ‘Its equable temperament, unusual among terriers, results in large measure from the fact that it was originally a hunt terrier, expected to run peacefully with foxhounds.’
  • 13) ‘Persians are the most mellow, sedentary and equable cats ever created.’
  • 14) ‘Even so I seemed at every point of contact to be surrounded by abrasive people intent on disturbing my peace, my comfort, and my equable nature.’
  • 15) ‘An equable character, without airs, he displays a cool estimation of how seriously to take how others see him.’
  • 16) ‘Her sound was more beautiful, her stage presence more serene, her personality more equable.’
  • 17) ‘Hamon keeps his camera moving, shooting his equable subject from various angles, often jumping from his face to his hands and back in what seems to be an effort to inject movement into a visually static film.’
  • 18) ‘Their elegantly equable tone is in telling contrast to the remarks of others, which are similarly minded but testier in their articulation.’
  • 19) ‘How extraordinary, I say, fascinated by the possibility of two people being either so equable, or so indifferent, that they can go 30 years without a cross word.’
  • 20) ‘While his discourse is extreme and accusatory, his demeanor is equable and deliberate.’
  • 21) ‘My spirits were equable but not equal to adventure so I pulled in to a lay-by to eat my lunch, listening to a radio programme on Rachmaninov's second piano concerto.’
  • 22) ‘His true marvel has been to maintain an equable temper in conditions which really ought to have quadrupled his 15-a-day smoking habit.’
  • 23) ‘My temper, generally, is equable, as is my outlook.’
  • 24) ‘He is every writing journalist's idea of a photographer: modest, equable, sober.’
  • 25) ‘For some reason, the editor has started to greet me with a growl, which can be a little on the disconcerting side for an equable chap like me.’
  • 26) ‘As the others flounced and stamped their way through the jungle, Blackburn's equable temper won through.’
  • 27) ‘Therein, perhaps, lies a clue: wherever it is, whatever he is, he would wear it with a certain equable tough-mindedness, a discreet cynicism tinged with self-deprecating irony.’
  • 28) ‘Martin's wide experience and equable disposition enabled him to mediate institutional rivalries in the history profession; he was greatly in demand as a supervisor of postgraduate research.’
  • 29) ‘Further, it is to be hoped that a more equable frame of mind may help create the right kind of emotional and mental conditions for physical healing - in which ever way it is sought - to take place.’
  • 30) ‘He was also extremely experienced, mentally robust, and equable.’
  • 31) ‘She looked up into his face, but it was completely equable behind the mask, and Isis could not recognize who it was.’
  • 32) ‘The more equable climate should ensure a good night for the Europeans.’
  • 33) ‘The equable climate, natural abundance of forest with plenty of herbs and medicinal plants and cool monsoon are best suited for rejuvenation.’
  • 34) ‘These fossils are from a time when the warm equable climate of the early Eocene was changing to the cooler more seasonal climates that we know today.’
  • 35) ‘Many cycads may be grown outdoors in California and the southern United States, but they cannot seem to tolerate the less equable climate in other parts of the nation.’
  • 36) ‘During the Eocene, this region was located at much the same latitude it is today, though global climate was more equable.’
  • 37) ‘These islands are mountainous, with rainforests that make the climate equable and supplies of fresh water plentiful.’
  • 38) ‘The climate is equable, with hot summers, pleasant springs and autumns and cool winters.’
  • 39) ‘The coast has an equable Mediterranean climate well suited to agriculture.’
  • 40) ‘The coastal belt is warm and equable with moderate rainfall but conditions become progressively more arid and extreme further inland.’
  • 41) ‘Their diverse flora and fauna were considered mainly a response to a stable and an equable climatic regime.’
  • 42) ‘The animals thrived during the ice age because the temperatures were more equable with cool summers and milder winters.’
  • 43) ‘Calm is emphasised by silence, and by the equable temperature.’
  • 44) ‘The climate is generally mild, equable and mostly free from extremes of heat and cold, but very high temperatures occur in the northwest and very cold temperatures on the Southern Tablelands.’
  • 45) ‘In any case, Late Mesozoic climates were so mild and equable that even the earliest Jurassic birds were probably fully capable of relatively precise behavioral thermoregulation.’
  • 46) ‘They insisted that the climate we had experienced in the past century or so, mild and equable, was not the only sort of climate the planet knew.’
  • 47) ‘Such rapid changes in temperature could throw a body still further out of balance; the prevailing assumption held that equable temperatures generated the best health.’
  • 48) ‘The climate even at high latitudes during much of this period was warm and equable year-round, described by one investigator as ‘wall-to-wall Jamaica.’’
  • 49) ‘Conditions indoors are regarded as satisfactory when the atmosphere can be maintained at an equable temperature and humidity.’
  • 50) ‘The rising seas and humid, equable conditions of the Mesozoic strongly reduced the availability of marine iron.’
  • 51) ‘In the Torres Islands the predominant seasonal winds occur within a weather regime that is fairly equable throughout the year.’


  • 1) That seems to me to be both fair and equitable.
  • 2) How can that be fair or equitable?
  • 3) How can anyone think it fair or equitable to arbitrarily make wholesale changes without my agreement?
  • 4) My concern is that there should be equitable treatment of these cases.
  • 5) It is an an issue of equitable treatment.
  • 6) They are also a relatively objective and equitable way of distributing valuable resources.
  • 7) Our fees are the most sustainable and equitable way of enabling that investment.
  • 8) And how we will allow individuals to contribute to their care in an equitable way.
  • 9) Unsurprisingly consumers will lose confidence in insurance if equitable treatment is seen to be at the discretion of the insurer.
  • 10) That the banks have reached a more equitable distribution between their employees and shareholders has shown up in better than expected results.
  • 11) As this example suggests, the primary purpose of job evaluation is to establish the foundation for a fair and equitable compensation system.
  • 12) Still, the new system seems reasonable, equitable and safe.
  • 13) A salary review is to determine a fair and equitable salary in light of responsibilities, skills, and experience.
  • 14) For these processes to work they must command support, and they will only command support if they are seen as equitable, truly just and fair.
  • 15) And should there be no check put to this disintegration of society, then must come what the radicals are now so anxious to obtain, the equitable adjustment -- and in that case it is a problem how far that may not be really _equitable_; for society may, by degrees, arrive to a state so anomalous as to warrant that the few should be sacrificed for the benefit of the community at large.
  • 16) To help local government, we are introducing what we call the equitable share of revenue for local government.
  • 17) Divorce will become more difficult due to the taxes on alimony, while a husband will be freed of all responsibility to maintain equitable treatment of his wives if he engages in polygamy -- in Islam, polygamy is explicitly forbidden in the Quran unless the husband is capable of treating his wives in a perfectly equal fashion.
  • 18) What I think Google needs to do to make that equitable is to also reward the sites that the user visits to make the decision as to what ad it should show.
  • 19) One way to be more equitable is to insure no more than $100,000 in deposits, limited to cover for someone in a 5 year period of time and pegged to their SS Number, and limited further by not allowing someone to get more than $100,000 simply by splitting their deposits among multiple institutions.
  • 20) The only way to make it fair and equitable is to grant true joint custody. 6 months w/mommy, 6 months w/daddy and no money changing hands.
  • 21) Her dreams of parenthood, apparently formed while tripping across green New Haven quadrangles on her way to feminist-theory classes, were starkly different: "I had wanted us to be a mother and a father raising children side by side, the man moving into the world of children, the woman into the world of work, in equitable balance, maybe each working flexibly from home, the two making the same world and sharing the same experiences and values."
  • 22) ‘To be negotiable and have legitimacy, commitments generally need to be perceived to be reasonably fair and equitable.’
  • 23) ‘The differential rates system was introduced at the start of this financial year to make rates fair and equitable.’
  • 24) ‘We must all be vigilant before our fair and equitable system of health provision is dismantled before our eyes.’
  • 25) ‘We wanted to come up with a fair, equitable and easy way to reward bloggers for their writing.’
  • 26) ‘I've always made the case that we should not get more than Irish, that would not be fair or equitable.’
  • 27) ‘Secondly, I cannot imagine how it could be streamlined in a fair and equitable manner.’
  • 28) ‘The needs of the elderly and their carers must be addressed if we are to have a fair and equitable society.’
  • 29) ‘Many now wished to return and it was fair and equitable that they should be assisted by the state.’
  • 30) ‘He called for a fairer and more equitable funding formula to be introduced.’
  • 31) ‘All anyone can ask for is fair and equitable treatment under the law, and that's what we are not getting.’
  • 32) ‘Churchill was right to say that a fair and equitable penal system lies at the heart of a healthy civilisation.’
  • 33) ‘The basis of good governance is fair and equitable representation of all stakeholders.’
  • 34) ‘Do we feel our present taxation system is fair and equitable?’
  • 35) ‘They are expected to protect all the athletes and to ensure fair and equitable competition.’
  • 36) ‘The new programme will be based on clear rules and criteria, ensuring that access is fair and equitable.’
  • 37) ‘But this case must be the most flagrant disregard for what is supposed to be a fair and equitable system we have seen.’
  • 38) ‘If sacrifice is called for then fair and equitable treatment must be the order of the day.’
  • 39) ‘Emphasis on equitable distribution would truly alleviate the crime situation.’
  • 40) ‘There was still a long way to go towards, among other things, an equitable distribution of skills.’
  • 41) ‘Economic growth was important, but so too was the equitable distribution of wealth.’
  • 42) ‘So far, we have been considering what happens if the tenant under an equitable lease assigns his interest.’
  • 43) ‘These cases are the equitable counterpart of common law cases where the principle of res ipsa loquitur is invoked.’
  • 44) ‘equitable mortgages can also arise from an agreement for value to give a legal mortgage and on the mortgage of an equitable interest.’
  • 45) ‘Any number of equitable interests can be carved out of the equitable ownership of a share.’
  • 46) ‘A suit in equity was instituted between two parties resident in England to enforce an equitable lien to land situate abroad.’

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