(Literally, called equally one thing or the other; hence:) Having two significations equally applicable; capable of double interpretation; of doubtful meaning; ambiguous; uncertain; as, equivocal words; an equivocal sentence.
Capable of being ascribed to different motives, or of signifying opposite feelings, purposes, or characters; deserving to be suspected; as, his actions are equivocal.
Uncertain, as an indication or sign; doubtful.
A word or expression capable of different meanings; an ambiguous term; an equivoque.
equivocal in German is zweideutig, mehrdeutig
equivocal in Norwegian is tvetydig
equivocal in Swedish is tvivelaktig, tvetydig