Meaning of FAIR in English


I. adjective


Synonyms: beautiful , attractive, beauteous, ||bonny, comely, good-looking, handsome, lovely, pretty, pulchritudinous

Related Word: dainty, delicate, exquisite; charming, enchanting; chaste, pure

Contrasted words: ill-favored, ugly

Antonyms: foul


not stormy

a fair day

Synonyms: clarion, clear, cloudless, fine, pleasant, rainless, sunny, sunshine, sunshining, sunshiny, unclouded, undarkened

Related Word: calm, placid, tranquil, unthreatening; balmy, clement, mild, pretty

Contrasted words: overcast, stormy, threatening


of light complexion

fair people often sunburn badly

Synonyms: blond, light

Related Word: ruddy, tawny

Contrasted words: brunet, dark, swarthy


characterized by honesty, justice, and freedom from improper influence

a fair decision by the judge

Synonyms: candid, dispassionate, equal, equitable, impartial, impersonal, indifferent, just, nondiscriminatory, nonpartisan, objective, square, unbiased, uncolored, undistinctive, unprejudiced, unprepossessed

Related Word: detached, disinterested; balanced, rational, reasonable, sane; open-minded, straight

Contrasted words: biased, inequitable, partial, partisan, prejudiced, prepossessed, unjust

Antonyms: unfair


observing the rules

a fair fight

Synonyms: clean, sportsmanlike, sportsmanly

Related Word: decent, honest, lawful

Contrasted words: dirty, dishonest, fixed

Antonyms: unfair


Synonyms: even 3, equal, equitable


Synonyms: medium , average, fairish, indifferent, intermediate, mean, mediocre, middling, moderate, so-so

Related Word: common, ordinary

Contrasted words: choice, good, prime, right; bad, poor, wrong

II. noun

Synonyms: exhibition 2, exhibit, exposition, show

Related Word: carnival, festival

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