Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun fair

4 senses of fair

Sense 1
carnival, fair, funfair -- (a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.)
       => show -- (the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining; "a remarkable show of skill")

Sense 2
fair -- (gathering of producers to promote business; "world fair"; "trade fair"; "book fair")
       => gathering, assemblage -- (a group of persons together in one place)

Sense 3
fair -- (a competitive exhibition of farm products; "she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair")
       => exhibition, exposition, expo -- (a collection of things (goods or works of art etc.) for public display)

Sense 4
bazaar, fair -- (a sale of miscellany; often for charity; "the church bazaar")
       => sale, cut-rate sale, sales event -- (an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices; "they held a sale to reduce their inventory"; "I got some great bargains at their annual sale")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb fair

1 sense of fair

Sense 1
fair -- (join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly)
       => join, bring together -- (cause to become joined or linked; "join these two parts so that they fit together")

Antonyms of adj fair

10 senses of fair

Sense 1
fair (vs. unfair), just -- (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")

unfair (vs. fair), unjust -- (not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage")
        => below the belt -- (disregarding the rules (from the notion of an illegal low blow in boxing); "her accusations were below the belt")
        => cheating (prenominal), dirty, foul, unsporting, unsportsmanlike -- (violating accepted standards or rules; "a dirty fighter"; "used foul means to gain power"; "a nasty unsporting serve"; "fined for unsportsmanlike behavior")
        => raw -- (brutally unfair or harsh; "received raw treatment from his friends"; "a raw deal")

Sense 2
fair, fairish, reasonable -- (not excessive or extreme; "a fairish income"; "reasonable prices")

INDIRECT (VIA moderate) -> immoderate -- (beyond reasonable limits; "immoderate laughter"; "immoderate spending")

Sense 3
bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly -- (very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens")

INDIRECT (VIA beautiful) -> ugly -- (displeasing to the senses; "an ugly face"; "ugly furniture")

Sense 4
fair (vs. foul) -- ((of a baseball) hit between the foul lines; "he hit a fair ball over the third base bag")

foul (vs. fair) -- ((of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines)
        => out-of-bounds -- (outside the foul lines)

Sense 5
average, fair, mediocre, middling -- (lacking exceptional quality or ability; "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")

INDIRECT (VIA ordinary) -> extraordinary -- (beyond what is ordinary or usual; highly unusual or exceptional or remarkable; "extraordinary authority"; "an extraordinary achievement"; "her extraordinary beauty"; "enjoyed extraordinary popularity"; "an extraordinary capacity for work"; "an extraordinary session of the legislature")

Sense 6
fair (prenominal) -- (attractively feminine; "the fair sex")

INDIRECT (VIA feminine) -> masculine -- (associated with men and not with women)

Sense 7
clean, fair -- ((of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript")

INDIRECT (VIA legible) -> illegible -- ((of handwriting, print, etc.) not legible; "illegible handwriting")

Sense 8
honest, fair -- (gained or earned without cheating or stealing; "an honest wage"; "an fair penny")

INDIRECT (VIA equitable) -> inequitable, unjust -- (not equitable or fair; "the inequitable division of wealth"; "inequitable taxation")

Sense 9
fair -- (free of clouds or rain; "today will be fair and warm")

INDIRECT (VIA clear) -> cloudy -- (full of or covered with clouds; "cloudy skies")

Sense 10
fair, fairish -- ((used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored; "a fair complexion";)

INDIRECT (VIA blond) -> brunet, brunette -- (marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; "a brunette beauty")

Similarity of adj fair

10 senses of fair

Sense 1
fair (vs. unfair), just -- (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")
       => antimonopoly, antitrust -- (of laws and regulations; designed to protect trade and commerce from unfair business practices)
       => clean, sporting, sporty, sportsmanlike -- (exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play; "a clean fight"; "a sporting solution of the disagreement"; "sportsmanlike conduct")
       => fair-minded -- (of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced)
       => fair-and-square -- (just and honest)
          Also See-> impartial#1; just#1; reasonable#1, sensible#1

Sense 2
fair, fairish, reasonable -- (not excessive or extreme; "a fairish income"; "reasonable prices")
       => moderate (vs. immoderate) -- (being within reasonable or average limits; not excessive or extreme; "moderate prices"; "a moderate income"; "a moderate fine"; "moderate demands"; "a moderate estimate"; "a moderate eater"; "moderate success"; "a kitchen of moderate size"; "the X-ray showed moderate enlargement of the heart")

Sense 3
bonny, bonnie, comely, fair, sightly -- (very pleasing to the eye; "my bonny lass"; "there's a bonny bay beyond"; "a comely face"; "young fair maidens")
       => beautiful (vs. ugly) -- (delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party")

Sense 4
fair (vs. foul) -- ((of a baseball) hit between the foul lines; "he hit a fair ball over the third base bag")
       => in-bounds -- (between the first and third base lines)

Sense 5
average, fair, mediocre, middling -- (lacking exceptional quality or ability; "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")
       => ordinary (vs. extraordinary) -- (not exceptional in any way especially in quality or ability or size or degree; "ordinary everyday objects"; "ordinary decency"; "an ordinary day"; "an ordinary wine")

Sense 6
fair (prenominal) -- (attractively feminine; "the fair sex")
       => feminine (vs. masculine) -- (associated with women and not with men; "feminine intuition")

Sense 7
clean, fair -- ((of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections; "fair copy"; "a clean manuscript")
       => legible (vs. illegible) -- ((of handwriting, print, etc.) capable of being read or deciphered; "legible handwriting")

Sense 8
honest, fair -- (gained or earned without cheating or stealing; "an honest wage"; "an fair penny")
       => equitable (vs. inequitable), just -- (fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience; "equitable treatment of all citizens"; "an equitable distribution of gifts among the children")

Sense 9
fair -- (free of clouds or rain; "today will be fair and warm")
       => clear (vs. cloudy) -- (free from clouds or mist or haze; "on a clear day")

Sense 10
fair, fairish -- ((used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored; "a fair complexion";)
       => blond (vs. brunet), blonde, light-haired -- (being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes; "blond Scandinavians"; "a house full of light-haired children")

Synonyms of adv fair

2 senses of fair

Sense 1
fairly, fair, clean -- (in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly")

Sense 2
fairly, fair, evenhandedly -- (without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner; "deal fairly with one another")

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