in a way that is fair and reasonable; justly: Metered systems can distribute the cost of water more equitably, as those who use more pay more.
- non·eq·ui·ta·bly, adverb
- qua·si-eq·ui·ta·bly, adverb
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How to use equitably in a sentence
We have to listen, learn and come together to combat social injustice and racism if we are to create a safer and more equitable society for all people.Baton Rouge police places three officers on leave after LSU football player’s abuse claim | Matt Bonesteel | November 9, 2020 | Washington Post
Implementing a data-driven approach to guarantee fair, equitable and transparent employee pay — The lack of clarity can lead to confusion and negative feelings that affect our productivity and relationships with our employers.Daily Crunch: DOJ files suit to stop Plaid acquisition | Anthony Ha | November 5, 2020 | TechCrunch
It’s time for a new, more equitable “epinomic” strategy that integrates health, social, and economic imperatives—one that manages the course of the pandemic until vaccines end the fight.
It starts with respecting their right to privacy, being transparent and designing equitable experiences.
In New York City, advocates have long been pushing for a public bank that would make equitable investments, foster growth and prosperity in the local community, and be more transparent about where money is going.Exclusive: Rashida Tlaib and AOC have a proposal for a fairer financial system — public banking | Emily Stewart | October 30, 2020 | Vox
While the right honors Romney for creating wealth, the left admires Obama for his efforts to share it more equitably.Contempt: Democrats and Republicans Now See The Other Party As Worthless | Michael Medved | October 16, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Clinton also stressed the importance of collecting taxes around the world equitably, especially from the “elites” of society.
Justice must be equitably distributed ... If Taylor is the only devil, it is unfair.Charles Taylor’s Hague Sentence Sparks War-Crimes Debate In Liberia | Clair MacDougall | May 30, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
There is only one way: Americans must be persuaded that sacrifices will be shared equitably.
But if you doubt your ability to act equitably towards several, take only one.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
This being equitably divided among the hunters, furnished each a goodly sum.The Life of Kit Carson | Edward S. Ellis
His equal right to a free public education is constantly threatened and is nowhere equitably recognized.The Negro Problem | Booker T. Washington, et al.
The relative rate as compared with that to other competitive points was thus more equitably adjusted.Railroads: Rates and Regulations | William Z. Ripley
equitably, that valuable consideration must belong to the claimants.Charles Sumner; His Complete Works, Volume XI (of 20) | Charles Sumner