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Definitions of fair

  1. To make fair or beautiful. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To make smooth and flowing, as a vessel's lines. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. Free from spots, specks, dirt, or imperfection; unblemished; clean; pure. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Pleasing to the eye; handsome; beautiful. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Without a dark hue; light; clear; as, a fair skin. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Distinct; legible; as, fair handwriting. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Free from any marked characteristic; average; middling; as, a fair specimen. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Not overcast; cloudless; clear; pleasant; propitious; favorable; - said of the sky, weather, or wind, etc.; as, a fair sky; a fair day. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Free from obstacles or hindrances; unobstructed; unincumbered; open; direct; - said of a road, passage, etc.; as, a fair mark; in fair sight; a fair view. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Without sudden change of direction or curvature; smooth; fowing; - said of the figure of a vessel, and of surfaces, water lines, and other lines. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Characterized by frankness, honesty, impartiality, or candor; open; upright; free from suspicion or bias; equitable; just; - said of persons, character, or conduct; as, a fair man; fair dealing; a fair statement. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Pleasing; favorable; inspiring hope and confidence; - said of words, promises, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc. Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. a competitive exhibition of farm products; "she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. gathering of producers to promote business; "world fair"; "trade fair"; "book fair" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. A fair woman; a sweetheart. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. Good fortune; good luck. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. A gathering of buyers and sellers, assembled at a particular place with their merchandise at a stated or regular season, or by special appointment, for trade. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. A festival, and sale of fancy articles. erc., usually for some charitable object; as, a Grand Army fair. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. A competitive exhibition of wares, farm products, etc., not primarily for purposes of sale; as, the Mechanics' fair; an agricultural fair. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A market held at particular times; a sale of useful and fancy goods, etc., for charity. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  23. Fairness. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. A fair woman. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  25. A stated market. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  26. Honesty. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  27. An exhibit of wares or products; a stated market. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. A fair woman. The fair, the female sex; the one who is fair or fairest. To bid fair, to be likely, or to have a fair prospect. Fair and square, just dealing; honesty. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. A stated market in a particular town or city; a stated meeting of buyers and sellers for trade. A fancy fair, a meeting held by ladies for the sale of fancy articles, &c, for charitable purposes. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  30. A market held at stated periods. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  31. in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  32. in a fair evenhanded manner; "deal fairly with one another" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  33. Clearly; openly; frankly; civilly; honestly; favorably; auspiciously; agreeably. Webster Dictionary DB
  34. Distinctly; openly; honestly; politely; favorably. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  35. Fairly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  36. In a fair manner; fairly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. Openly; frankly; civilly; caudidly; honestly; equitably; happily; successfully; on good terms. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  38. of no exceptional quality or ability; "a novel of average merit"; "only a fair performance of the sonata"; "in fair health"; "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average"; "the performance was middling at best" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  39. (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored; "a fair complexion"; Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  40. (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines; "he hit a fair ball over the third base bag" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  41. (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  42. attractively feminine (especially in the phrase"the fair sex") Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  43. showing lack of favoritism; "the cold neutrality of an impartial judge" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  44. free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules; "a fair referee"; "fair deal"; "on a fair footing"; "a fair fight"; "by fair means or foul" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  45. free of clouds or rain; "today will be fair and warm" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  46. attractively feminine; "the fair sex" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  47. more than adequate in quality; "fair work" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  48. Beautiful; pleasing to the eye or mind; free from any dark hue; blonde; spotless; not cloudy; fine; favorable; prosperous; just; legible; as, she made a fair copy; of good reputation; reasonable; passably good. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  49. Bright; clear; free from blemish; pure; pleasing to the eye; beautiful; free from a dark hue; of a light shade; free from clouds or rain; favorable; unobstructed; open; prosperous; frank; impartial; pleasing; hopeful; moderate. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  50. Clear; free from blemish; beautiful; light-colored; prosperous; equitable; pleasing. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  51. the fair, the female sex. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  52. Free from cloud or blemish; sunshiny; clear. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  53. Impartial; just; according to rule. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  54. Having light color or complexion. Pleasing; beautiful; flattering; plausible. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  55. Tolerable; passable. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  56. In the direction of a ship's course. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  57. Clear; free from blemish; free from a dark hue; pleasing to the eye; beautiful; handsome; pure; free from clouds or rain; favourable; prosperous; unobstructed; open; open to attack or access; frank; honest; just; equitable; not effected by insidious or unlawful methods; not foul; candid; not sophistical; honourable; civil; pleasing; moderately good; plain; legible. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  58. Beautiful; free from any dark hue; white; spotless; favourable; fine, as weather; prosperous; frank; civil; just; equitable; used in a slightly depreciatory sense, as a fair copy-that is, one not particularly good. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for fair

  1. She is still fair – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  2. I don't know why I did it, perhaps I thought it was only fair – Arm of the Law by Harry Harrison
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