Meaning of FAIR in English


noun fairness, beauty.

2. fair ·noun good fortune; good luck.

3. fair ·noun a fair woman; a sweetheart.

4. fair ·vt to make fair or beautiful.

5. fair ·superl distinct; legible; as, fair handwriting.

6. fair ·superl pleasing to the eye; handsome; beautiful.

7. fair ·vt to make smooth and flowing, as a vessel's lines.

8. fair ·superl without a dark hue; light; clear; as, a fair skin.

9. fair ·superl free from spots, specks, dirt, or imperfection; unblemished; clean; pure.

10. fair ·superl free from any marked characteristic; average; middling; as, a fair specimen.

11. fair ·adv clearly; openly; frankly; civilly; honestly; favorably; auspiciously; agreeably.

12. fair ·superl pleasing; favorable; inspiring hope and confidence;

— said of words, promises, ·etc.

13. fair ·noun a festival, and sale of fancy articles. erc., usually for some charitable object; as, a grand army fair.

14. fair ·noun a competitive exhibition of wares, farm products, ·etc., not primarily for purposes of sale; as, the mechanics' fair; an agricultural fair.

15. fair ·superl not overcast; cloudless; clear; pleasant; propitious; favorable;

— said of the sky, weather, or wind, ·etc.; as, a fair sky; a fair day.

xvi. fair ·superl without sudden change of direction or curvature; smooth; fowing;

— said of the figure of a vessel, and of surfaces, water lines, and other lines.

xvii. fair ·noun 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.

xviii. fair ·superl 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.

xix. fair ·superl 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.

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