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fair1

fair1

 
 
pronunciation:
feIr
parts of speech:
adjective, adverb
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part of speech: adjective
inflections: fairer, fairest
definition 1: without showing favor and without allowing an advantage for one side over another; just.
The principal was being fair when she punished both of you.
synonyms:
impartial, just
antonyms:
biased, unfair
similar words:
clean, disinterested, honest, objective, right, square
definition 2: according to the rules.
It was a fair fight.
synonyms:
clean, legitimate, proper, right
antonyms:
unfair
similar words:
aboveboard
definition 3: pleasing to the eye; lovely.
The fair princess has brought peace to the kingdom.
synonyms:
beautiful, lovely, pretty
antonyms:
ugly
similar words:
attractive
definition 4: free from rain, snow, and storms; clear.
We enjoyed fair weather while we were in New Mexico.
synonyms:
clear, mild
antonyms:
foul
similar words:
bright, cloudless, pleasant, sunny
definition 5: average; acceptable.
Your grades are fair, but I'm sure you can do better.
synonyms:
decent
similar words:
acceptable, adequate, indifferent, moderate, OK, ordinary
definition 6: of a light tone.
Her fair skin burns easily.
synonyms:
light, pale
similar words:
blond
 
part of speech: adverb
inflections: fairer, fairest
definition: in a just manner; fairly.
Why won't you play fair?
synonyms:
fairly
similar words:
honestly, legitimately, properly
derivation: fairness (n.)
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