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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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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. use

verb. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose.

Synonyms

  • implement
  • overuse
  • assign
  • give
  • utilize
  • pull out all the stops
  • recycle
  • reuse
  • waste
  • exploit
  • dedicate
  • apply
  • address
  • recur
  • cannibalize
  • misapply
  • avail
  • work
  • extend
  • cannibalise
  • fall back
  • enjoy
  • consecrate
  • put
  • share
  • put to work
  • utilise
  • hold
  • devote
  • reprocess
  • employ
  • play
  • go for
  • strain
  • commit
  • practice
  • ply
  • exercise
  • resort
  • exert
  • overdrive
  • misuse
  • take

Antonyms

  • defy
  • go
  • skew
  • tactlessness

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. use

noun. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] the act of using.

Synonyms

  • application
  • utilisation
  • practice
  • play
  • utilization
  • usage
  • practical application
  • activity
  • abuse
  • recycling
  • misuse
  • employment
  • exercise
  • development

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. use

noun. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] what something is used for.

Synonyms

  • raison d'etre
  • functional
  • purpose
  • nonfunctional
  • function
  • role
  • utility

Antonyms

  • functional
  • uselessness
  • inutility
  • disinherit

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. use

verb. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] take or consume (regularly or habitually).

Synonyms

  • take
  • have
  • tope
  • board
  • take in
  • consume
  • habituate
  • drink

Antonyms

  • assemble
  • studio
  • idle
  • fail

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. use

verb. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] use up, consume fully.

Synonyms

  • spare
  • squander
  • abuse
  • run through
  • blow
  • eat up
  • occupy
  • pervert
  • eat
  • wipe out
  • take
  • exhaust
  • use up
  • misuse
  • consume
  • deplete
  • expend

Antonyms

  • recuperate
  • providence
  • hospitable
  • strengthen

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. use

noun. ['ˈjuːs, ˈjuːz'] a particular service.

Synonyms

  • utility

Antonyms

  • inutility
  • explode

Etymology

  • usen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • user (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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