- (of the sky) bright; sunny; cloudless to half-cloudy.
- (of the weather) fine; with no prospect of rain, snow, or hail; not stormy.
- a woman.
- a beloved woman.
- to draw and adjust (the lines of a hull being designed) to produce regular surfaces of the correct form.
- to adjust the form of (a frame or templet) in accordance with a design, or cause it to conform to the general form of a hull.
- to restore (a bent plate or structural member) to its original form.
- to align (the frames of a vessel under construction) in proper position.
OTHER WORDS FOR fair
Idioms about fair
- honestly; justly; straightforwardly: He won the race fair and square.
- honest; just; straightforward: He was admired for being fair and square in all his dealings.
Origin of fair1
synonym study for fair
OTHER WORDS FROM fairfairness, noun
Other definitions for fair (2 of 2)
Origin of fair2
How to use fair in a sentence
We decided, as a family, that this was the fairest way forward.Churchill’s Secret Treasures for Sale: A British PM’s Life on the Auction Block|Tom Teodorczuk|December 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The queen rejoiced, went home, and asked the mirror: “Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who in this land is the fairest of all?”
When she now stepped before the mirror, she said: “Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who in this land is the fairest of all?”
And the mirror answered: “You, my queen, are now the fairest of all.”
Now the queen asked her mirror: “Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who in this land is fairest of all?”
Thy fairest men also shall fall by the sword, and thy valiant ones in battle.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
God has given the American people a goodly heritage—the fairest the world has ever seen.Portrait and Biography of Parson Brownlow, The Tennessee Patriot|William Gannaway Brownlow
To go I must put by the wedding of the fairest, purest woman in all the world,—perhaps forever.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
A fair place, but to the exile, only through a veil does the fairest land reveal its beauty.The Light That Lures|Percy Brebner
Now Kiartan was one of the biggest and fairest of men, with a great gift of speech.
British Dictionary definitions for fair (1 of 2)
- equal shares or treatment
- an expression of appeal for equal shares or treatment
Derived forms of fairfairness, noun
Word Origin for fair
British Dictionary definitions for fair (2 of 2)
Word Origin for fair
Other Idioms and Phrases with fair
In addition to the idioms beginning with fair
- fair and square
- fair enough
- fair game
- fair play
- fair sex
- fair shake, a
- fair to middling
- fairy godmother
- all's fair in love and war
- play fair
- turnabout is fair play