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Entry Word: fair
Function: adjective
Text: 1 not stormy or cloudy <we prayed for fair weather during our vacation at the beach>
Synonyms clear, cloudless, sunny, sunshiny, unclouded
Related Words balmy, clement, gentle, mild, temperate; calm, halcyon, peaceful, placid, tranquil; fine, pleasant
Near Antonyms harsh, inclement, severe; blustering, blustery, breezy, gusty; foggy, hazy, misty
Antonyms bleak, cloudy, dirty, foul, nasty, overcast, rainy, raw, rough, squally, stormy, sunless
2 marked by justice, honesty, and freedom from bias <a commanding officer who enjoyed the respect of his soldiers because his decisions were always fair>
Synonyms disinterested, dispassionate, equal, equitable, impartial, just, nonpartisan, objective, square, unbiased, unprejudiced
Related Words candid, frank, forthright, open, straightforward; balanced, rational, reasonable
Near Antonyms deceitful, deceptive, dishonest; arbitrary, unconscionable, unreasonable
Antonyms biased, inequitable, partisan, prejudiced, unequal, unjust
3 following or according to the rules <a hockey player who is respected for his fair play>
Synonyms clean, legal, sportsmanlike, sportsmanly
Related Words just, law-abiding; ethical, moral, principled; honorable, irreproachable, unimpeachable
Near Antonyms immoral, unethical, unprincipled, unscrupulous
Antonyms dirty, foul, nasty, unfair, unsportsmanlike
4 of light complexion <fair people tend to sunburn easily>
Synonyms light
Related Words ashen, pale, pallid, pasty, peaked, sallow, wan, white
Antonyms black, brunet (or brunette), dark, swarthy
5 having qualities which inspire hope <as long as the team keeps playing as hard as they can, they have a fair chance of winning--no matter what the scoreboard says> -- see HOPEFUL 1
6 of a pale yellow or yellowish brown color <the abundance of people with fair hair in Scandinavia> -- see BLOND
7 of average to below average quality <for what they charged us, the painters should have done better than a fair job of painting the house> -- see MEDIOCRE 1
8 very pleasing to look at <generally considered the fairest girl in town, she had no lack of boyfriends> -- see BEAUTIFUL