Meaning of FAIR in English


n. 25B6; adjective

the courts were generally fair : JUST, equitable, honest, upright, honourable, trustworthy; impartial, unbiased, unprejudiced, non-partisan, neutral, even-handed; lawful, legal, legitimate; informal legit, on the level; N. Amer. informal on the up and up.

fair weather : FINE, dry, bright, clear, sunny, cloudless; warm, balmy, clement, benign, pleasant.

fair winds : FAVOURABLE, advantageous, benign; on one's side, in one's favour.

fair hair : BLOND(E), yellowish, golden, flaxen, light, light brown, tow-coloured, ash blonde; fair-haired, light-haired, golden-haired.

fair skin : PALE, light, light-coloured, white, creamy.

(archaic) the fair maiden's heart. : See beautiful .

a fair achievement : REASONABLE, passable, tolerable, satisfactory, acceptable, respectable, decent, all right, good enough, pretty good, not bad, average, middling; informal OK, so-so.

inclement, unfavourable, dark.

25A0; fair and square HONESTLY, fairly, without cheating, without foul play, by the book; lawfully, legally, legitimately; informal on the level; N. Amer. informal on the up and up.

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