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Definitions and Synonyms of equity | Another word for equity | What is equity?

Definition 1: conformity with rules or standards - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where equity or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the judge recognized the fairness of my claim

Synonyms for equity in the sense of this definition

(equity is a kind of ...) the quality of being just or fair

(... is a kind of equity ) fairness in treating people without prejudice

(... is a kind of equity ) fairness in following the rules of the game

(... are attributes of equity) free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

"a fair referee" "fair deal" "on a fair footing" "a fair fight" "by fair means or foul"

(... are attributes of equity) not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception

"used unfair methods" "it was an unfair trial" "took an unfair advantage"

Definition 2: the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation - [noun denoting possession]

(equity is a kind of ...) (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something

"they have interests all over the world" "a stake in the company's future"

(... is a kind of equity ) interest in a building that a tenant earns by contributing to its renovation or maintenance

Definition 3: the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it - [noun denoting possession]

(equity is a kind of ...) anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company

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