Definitions of "Fair"

A gathering held at a specified time and place for the buying and selling of goods; a market. noun

An exhibition, as of farm products or manufactured goods, usually accompanied by various competitions and entertainments. noun

An exhibition intended to inform people about a product or business opportunity. noun

An event, usually for the benefit of a charity or public institution, including entertainment and the sale of goods; a bazaar. noun

Of pleasing appearance, especially because of a pure or fresh quality; comely. adjective

Light in color, especially blond. adjective

Of light complexion. adjective

Free of clouds or storms; clear and sunny. adjective

Free of blemishes or stains; clean and pure. adjective

Promising; likely. adjective

The word "Fair" in example sentences

The merchant was generally offered a fair price for his bread or corn, and if he refused to accept it, rioters seized the goods, distributed them, and left the “fair” price in exchange. 1753

"None deserve the fair but the _brave_ [_deserve the fair_."] "They postpone the thing which [_they ought to do, and do not] but_ which [_thing_] they cannot avoid purposing to do." English Grammar in Familiar Lectures

He objects to the expression, "eyes so fair," saying _fair_ is a bad word for eyes. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 17, No. 104, June, 1866

Daura, my daughter, thou wert fair, —fair as the moon on Fura, white as the driven snow, sweet as the breathing gale. The Editor to the Reader

River, which has since been "improved" out of existence, -- was a favorite place of resort with my old friend and his fair companion -- _fair_, no doubt she was, albeit her beauty was hidden from the vulgar gaze in the manner already indicated. Ups and Downs in the Life of a Distressed Gentleman

Mr. Vincent will be left in the lurch; he will not even have the lady's fair hand -- her _fair_ heart is Tales and Novels — Volume 03

English Clay had never considered the matter in this view before; but now it was pointed out, he confessed it struck him as _very fair -- very fair_: and his pride, of which he had a comfortable portion, being now touched, he asserted both his disinterestedness and his right to judge and choose in this business entirely for himself. Tales and Novels — Volume 07

I. i.10 (396,5) Fair is foul, and foul is fair] I believe the meaning is, that _to us_, perverse and malignant as we are, _fair is foul, and foul is fair_. Notes to Shakespeare, Volume III: The Tragedies

Here we are four years later, and President Obama on Tuesday night linked the term "fair" to U.S. tax and economic policy seven times. The Buffett Ruse

Synder's tax plan may be simple and efficient, but the word fair means different things to different people. Paul Ruth: To Give or Not to Give, Is That Really the Question?

Synder's tax plan may be simple and efficient, but the word fair means different things to different people. Paul Ruth: To Give or Not to Give, Is That Really the Question?

"I think people of good faith can come together and find an ability to get a fair—I think the word fair is really important—a fair agreement that works for the American people, works for our economy, and shows that America can leading in making tough decisions," Sen. John Kerry D., Mass., one of the 12 members of the congressional supercommittee, said after a Wednesday meeting. Deficit Panel Tussles Over Medicare

But let me ask you, Howard, was the label fair, and has K-Fed, in fact, turned it around? CNN Transcript Oct 5, 2007

He earned his title fair and square at a pageant in Chicago earlier this year by scoring high on the question-and-answer portion, keeping a tight stomach and fashioning well in harness and chaps. Archive 2004-10-01

If reporters talk to friends or find out information, it is a bit -- I hate to use the term fair game in a criminal prosecution -- but it is, and I still think, though, it is a little better to leave the name out to the extent we can, and give a bit of protection to the alleged victim. CNN Transcript Jul 27, 2003

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