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eq·ui·ty

 (ĕk′wĭ-tē)
n. pl. eq·ui·ties
1. The state or quality of being just and fair.
2. Something that is just and fair.
3. Law
a. Justice achieved 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.
c. An equitable right or claim: an analysis of the equities and inequities brought about by the current trade bill.
4.
a. Ownership interest in a corporation, property, or other holding, usually calculated as the value of the holding after subtracting any debt or liabilities.
b. equities Shares of common stock or preferred stock.
5. The value of a brand's reputation.
adj.
1. Representing an ownership interest: an equity stake.
2. Of or relating to stocks: an equity mutual fund.
3. Subordinated to all other claims on income, earnings, or assets: the equity tranche.

[Middle English equite, from Old French, from Latin aequitās, from aequus, even, fair.]
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equity

(ˈɛkwɪtɪ)
n, pl -ties
1. the quality of being impartial or reasonable; fairness
2. an impartial or fair act, decision, etc
3. (Law) law a system of jurisprudence founded on principles of natural justice and fair conduct. It supplements the common law and mitigates its inflexibility, as by providing a remedy where none exists at law
4. (Law) law an equitable right or claim: equity of redemption.
5. (Stock Exchange) the interest of ordinary shareholders in a company
6. (Stock Exchange) the market value of a debtor's property in excess of all debts to which it is liable
[C14: from Old French equite, from Latin aequitās, from aequus level, equal]

Equity

(ˈɛkwɪtɪ)
n
(Theatre) the actors' trade union. Full name: Actors' Equity Association
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eq•ui•ty

(ˈɛk wɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. the quality of being fair or impartial; fairness; justice.
2. something that is fair and just.
3. Law.
a. the application of the dictates of conscience or the principles of natural justice to the settlement of controversies.
b. (in England and the U.S.) a system of jurisprudence serving to supplement and remedy the limitations and inflexibility of common law.
c. an equitable right or claim.
4. the monetary value of a property or business beyond any amounts owed on it in mortgages, claims, liens, etc.
5. the interest of the owner of common stock in a corporation.
6. (in a margin account) the excess of the market value of the securities over any indebtedness.
7. ownership, esp. when considered as the right to share in future profits or appreciation in value.
[1275–1325; < Latin aequitās. See equi-, -ty2]
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equity

The investment made by the owners and shareholders of a company in that company.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equity - the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it
assets - anything of material value or usefulness that is owned by a person or company
2.equity - the ownership interest of shareholders in a corporation
stake, interest - (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"
sweat equity - interest in a building that a tenant earns by contributing to its renovation or maintenance
3.equity - conformity with rules or standardsequity - conformity with rules or standards; "the judge recognized the fairness of my claim"
non-discrimination - fairness in treating people without prejudice
sportsmanship - fairness in following the rules of the game
justice, justness - the quality of being just or fair
inequity, unfairness - injustice by virtue of not conforming with rules or standards
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

equity

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

equity

noun
The state, action, or principle of treating all persons equally in accordance with the law:
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Translations
إنْصاف، عَدالَه
retfærdighedrimelighedaktiebillighedsretegenkapital
oikeudenmukaisuus
jogosság
sanngirni
nešališkumas
objektivitātetaisnīgums
equanimidadeeqüidade
adalethakkaniyetinsaf

equity

[ˈekwɪtɪ] N
1. (= fairness) → equidad f (Jur) → derecho m de equidad, derecho m natural
2. (Fin) [of debtor] → valor m líquido (also equity capital) → neto m patrimonial, patrimonio m neto
3. equities (St Ex) → acciones fpl ordinarias
4. Equity (Brit) (Theat) sindicato de actores
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

equity

[ˈɛkwɪti] n
(= sum of assets) → fonds mpl propres
(= fairness) → équité fequity capital ncapitaux mpl propres
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

equity

n
Fairness f, → Billigkeit f
equities pl (Fin) → Stammaktien pl, → Dividendenpapiere pl; equities marketAktienmarkt m
(Jur) → Billigkeitsrecht nt, → billiges Recht; equity of redemptionAblösungsrecht ntdes Hypothekenschuldners
(Brit, Theat) Equity britische Schauspielergewerkschaft

equity

:
equity capital
n (Fin) → Eigenkapital nt, → Nettoanteil m
Equity card
n (Brit Theat) Mitgliedskarte der Schauspielergewerkschaft
equity stake
n (Fin) → Kapitalbeteiligung f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

equity

[ˈɛkwɪtɪ] nequità
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

equity

(ˈekwəti) noun
fairness; justice.
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