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fair

noun

1 fair

A traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc..

synonyms: carnival, funfair.

Dutch: foor, kermis



2 fair

Gathering of producers to promote business.

Dutch: beurs
Polish: targi

3 fair

A competitive exhibition of farm products.

4 fair

A sale of miscellany; often for charity.

synonym: bazaar.

Roget 799: mart; market, marketplace; fair, bazaar, staple, exchange, change, bourse, hall, guildhall; tollbooth, customhouse; Tattersall's.    ... show more

verb

1 fair

Join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly.

adjective

1 fair

Free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules:
— A fair referee.
— Fair deal.
— On a fair footing.
— A fair fight.
— By fair means or foul.

synonym: just.

Roget 430: white; milk-white, snow-white; snowy; niveous, candid, chalky; hoar, hoary; silvery; argent, argentine; canescent, cretaceous, ... show more

Roget 429: uncolored etc. (color) etc. 428; colorless, achromatic, aplanatic; etiolate, etiolated; hueless, pale, pallid; palefaced, ... show more

Roget 31: great; greater etc. 33; large, considerable, fair, above par; big, huge etc. (large in size) 192; ... show more

Roget 648: harmless, hurtless; unobnoxious, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive.    beneficial, valuable, of value; serviceable etc. (useful) 644; advantageous, ... show more

Roget 922: right, good; just, reasonable; fit etc. 924; equal, equable, equatable; evenhanded, fair.    legitimate, justifiable, ... show more

Roget 939: upright; honest, honest as daylight; veracious etc. 543; virtuous etc. 944; honorable; fair, right, just, equitable, ... show more

2 fair

Not excessive or extreme:
— A fairish income.

synonyms: fairish, reasonable.

Roget 498: intelligent [Applied to persons], quick of apprehension, keen, acute, alive, brainy, awake, bright, quick, sharp; quick witted, keen witted, clear witted, ... show more

3 fair

Very pleasing to the eye:
— Young fair maidens.

synonyms: bonnie, bonny, comely, sightly.

Roget 845: beautiful, beauteous; handsome; gorgeous; pretty; lovely, graceful, elegant, prepossessing; attractive etc. (inviting) 615; delicate, ... show more

Polish: urodziwy

4 fair

of a baseball Hit between the foul lines.

5 fair

Lacking exceptional quality or ability:
— Only a fair performance of the sonata.
— In fair health.

synonyms: average, mediocre, middling.

Roget 643: unimportant; of little account, of small account, of no account, of little importance, of no importance etc. 642; immaterial; unessential, nonessential; indifferent.    subordinate etc. ... show more

Roget 651: imperfect; not perfect etc. 650; deficient, defective; faulty, unsound, tainted; out of order, out of tune; cracked, leaky; sprung; ... show more

6 fair

Attractively feminine.

7 fair

of a manuscript Having few alterations or corrections:
— Fair copy.

synonym: clean.

8 fair

Gained or earned without cheating or stealing:
— An fair penny.

synonym: honest.

9 fair

Free of clouds or rain.

10 fair

used of hair or skin Pale or light-colored:
— A fair complexion.

synonym: fairish.

adverb

1 fair

In conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating:
— They played fairly.

synonyms: clean, fairly.

2 fair

Without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner:
— Deal fairly with one another.

synonyms: evenhandedly, fairly.


Moby thesaurus: Christian, Junoesque, Mardi Gras, OK, Saturnalia, Saturnian, acceptable, accommodating, adequate, admissible, advantageous, affable, affably, agreeable, agreeably, alabaster, alabastrine, albescent, all right, amiable ... show more.

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