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1. fair

adjective. ['ˈfɛr'] free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules.

Synonyms

  • antitrust
  • sporting
  • impartial
  • clean
  • just
  • fairness
  • sensible
  • sportsmanlike
  • fair-and-square
  • fair-minded
  • equity
  • antimonopoly
  • sporty

Antonyms

  • unfairness
  • partial
  • unreasonable
  • unfair

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Fair

  • pitiesalpetriere
  • multimillionaire
  • euromobiliare
  • concessionaire
  • questionnaire
  • doctrinaire
  • trosclair
  • st_pierre
  • stpierre
  • st_claire
  • st_clair
  • stclair
  • montclair
  • millionaire
  • microware
  • maxicare
  • laterriere
  • larosiere
  • icelandair
  • frontiere
  • foursquare
  • disrepair
  • buenos-aires
  • billionaire
  • almaguer
  • whitehair
  • solitaire
  • sinclair
  • praxair
  • nationair

Example sentences of the word fair


1. Adjective
What the market will bear is a fair market value for your CD.

Quotes containing the word fair


1. Life is never fair, and perhaps it is a good thing for most of us that it is not.
- Oscar Wilde

2. He was just trying to tease me - I knew that later - but he said he'd have to leave because it wasn't fair to have anyone in the room who was going to make fun of what he had to say. He had a good sense of humor, really.
- Fay Wray

3. The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.
- J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

2. fair

adjective. ['ˈfɛr'] not excessive or extreme.

Synonyms

  • moderate
  • fairish

Antonyms

  • full
  • qualified
  • maladroit

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. fair

noun. ['ˈfɛr'] a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc..

Synonyms

  • show
  • funfair
  • midway

Antonyms

  • injustice
  • partiality
  • ugliness
  • unconscious

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. fair

adjective. ['ˈfɛr'] very pleasing to the eye.

Synonyms

  • bonny
  • bonnie
  • comely
  • beautiful

Antonyms

  • illogical
  • irrational
  • invalid
  • nonindulgent

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. fair

verb. ['ˈfɛr'] join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly.

Synonyms

  • bring together

Antonyms

  • affirm
  • contraindicate

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. fair

adjective. ['ˈfɛr'] (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines.

Antonyms

  • untidy

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. fair

adjective. ['ˈfɛr'] attractively feminine.

Antonyms

  • indecent

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. fair

adverb. ['ˈfɛr'] in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating.

Synonyms

  • clean

Antonyms

  • dishonorable
  • unrighteous

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. fair

adjective. ['ˈfɛr'] gained or earned without cheating or stealing.

Synonyms

  • equitable
  • just

Antonyms

  • dirtiness
  • septic
  • contaminate

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. fair

adjective. ['ˈfɛr'] (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored; .

Synonyms

  • light-haired
  • blonde
  • fairish

Antonyms

  • unadventurous
  • unreceptive
  • prejudiced
  • dirty

Etymology

  • feire (English)
  • feriae (Latin)
  • fæger (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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