Definitions of fair:
- noun: a competitive exhibition of farm products
Example: "She won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair"
- noun: gathering of producers to promote business
Example: "World fair"
- noun: a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
- noun: a sale of miscellany; often for charity
- verb: join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
- adjective: not excessive or extreme
Example: "A fairish income"
- adjective: more than adequate in quality
Example: "Fair work"
- adjective: visually appealing
Example: "Our fair city"
- adjective: (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored
Example: "A fair complexion"
- adjective: free of clouds or rain
Example: "Today will be fair and warm"
- adjective: (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines
Example: "He hit a fair ball over the third base bag"
- adjective: free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules
Example: "A fair referee"
- adjective: (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
Example: "Fair copy"
- adjective: of no exceptional quality or ability
Example: "Only a fair performance of the sonata"
- adjective: showing lack of favoritism
- adjective: very pleasing to the eye
Example: "Young fair maidens"
- adverb: in a fair evenhanded manner
Example: "Deal fairly with one another"
- adverb: in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
Example: "They played fairly"
- name: A surname (common: 1 in 12500 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #1479)
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