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    fair - Dictionary definition and meaning for word fair

    Definition
    (noun) a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    Synonyms : carnival , funfair
    Definition
    (noun) gathering of producers to promote business
    Example Sentence
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair
    Definition
    (noun) a competitive exhibition of farm products
    Example Sentence
    • she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair
    Definition
    (noun) a sale of miscellany; often for charity
    Synonyms : bazaar
    Example Sentence
    • the church bazaar
    Definition
    (verb) join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly Definition
    (adj) free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules
    Synonyms : just
    Example Sentence
    • a fair referee
    • fair deal
    • on a fair footing
    • a fair fight
    • by fair means or foul
    Definition
    (adj) not excessive or extreme
    Synonyms : fairish , reasonable
    Example Sentence
    • a fairish income
    • reasonable prices
    Definition
    (adj) very pleasing to the eye
    Synonyms : bonnie , bonny , comely , sightly
    Example Sentence
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens
    Definition
    (adj) (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines
    Example Sentence
    • he hit a fair ball over the third base bag
    Definition
    (adj) lacking exceptional quality or ability
    Synonyms : average , mediocre , middling
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (adj) attractively feminine
    Example Sentence
    • the fair sex
    Definition
    (adj) (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
    Synonyms : clean
    Example Sentence
    • fair copy
    • a clean manuscript
    Definition
    (adj) gained or earned without cheating or stealing
    Synonyms : honest
    Example Sentence
    • an honest wage
    • an fair penny
    Definition
    (adj) free of clouds or rain
    Example Sentence
    • today will be fair and warm
    Definition
    (adj) (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored
    Synonyms : fairish
    Example Sentence
    • a fair complexion
    Definition
    (adv) in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
    Synonyms : clean , fairly
    Example Sentence
    • they played fairly
    Definition
    (adv) without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    Synonyms : evenhandedly , fairly
    Example Sentence
    • deal fairly with one another
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