1. [ adjective ] free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; or conforming with established standards or rules
Synonyms: just

"a fair referee "fair deal" "on a fair footing" "a fair fight" "by fair means or foul"

Related terms: unfair clean antimonopoly fair-and-square fair-minded fair-and-square fair-minded reasonable impartial just fairness
2. [ adjective ] showing lack of favoritism
Synonyms: impartial

"the cold neutrality of an impartial judge"

Related terms: partial cold-eyed dispassionate disinterested indifferent indifferent
3. [ adjective ] not excessive or extreme
Synonyms: reasonable fairish

"a fairish income" "reasonable prices"

Related terms: moderate
4. [ adjective ] more than adequate in quality

"fair work"

Related terms: respectable
5. [ noun ] (horse racing,games) a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
Synonyms: funfair carnival
Related terms: show show midway
6. [ adjective ] very pleasing to the eye
Synonyms: bonnie comely bonny

"my bonny lass" "there's a bonny bay beyond" "a comely face" "young fair maidens"

Related terms: beautiful
7. [ verb ] join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
Related terms: join
8. [ adjective ] visually appealing
Synonyms: sightly

"our fair city"

Related terms: beautiful
9. [ adjective ] free of clouds or rain

"today will be fair and warm"

Related terms: clear
10. [ adjective ] (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored
Synonyms: fairish

"a fair complexion";

Related terms: blond
11. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1479
12. [ adjective ] (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines

"he hit a fair ball over the third base bag"

Related terms: foul baseball in-bounds in-bounds
13. [ noun ] gathering of producers to promote business

: "world fair" "trade fair" "book fair"

Related terms: gathering book_fair
14. [ adjective ] attractively feminine (especially in the phrase "the fair sex")
Related terms: feminine
15. [ adjective ] (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
Synonyms: clean

"fair copy" "a clean manuscript"

Related terms: legible
16. [ adjective ] of no exceptional quality or ability
Synonyms: average middling mediocre

"a novel of average merit" "only a fair performance of the sonata" "in fair health" "the caliber of the students has gone from mediocre to above average" "the performance was middling at best"

Related terms: ordinary
17. [ adverb ] in a fair evenhanded manner
Synonyms: fairly without_favouring_one_party evenhandedly without_favoring_one_party

"deal fairly with one another"

18. [ adverb ] in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
Synonyms: clean fairly

"they played fairly"

Related terms: unfairly
19. [ noun ] a competitive exhibition of farm products

"she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair"

Related terms: exhibition
20. [ noun ] (business) a sale of miscellany; often for charity
Synonyms: bazaar

"the church bazaar"

Related terms: sale craft_fair book_fair
Similar spelling:   fairy