Fair in a sentence

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Definition of Fair

  • Free from spots, specks, dirt, or imperfection; unblemished; clean; pure.
  • Pleasing to the eye; handsome; beautiful.
  • Without a dark hue; light; clear; as, a fair skin.
  • Not overcast; cloudless; clear; pleasant; propitious; favorable; -- said of the sky, weather, or wind, etc.; as, a fair sky; a fair day.
  • Free from obstacles or hindrances; unobstructed; unincumbered; open; direct; -- said of a road, passage, etc.; as, a fair mark; in fair sight; a fair view.
  • Without sudden change of direction or curvature; smooth; flowing; -- said of the figure of a vessel, and of surfaces, water lines, and other lines.
  • Characterized by frankness, honesty, impartiality, or candor; open; upright; free from suspicion or bias; equitable; just; -- said of persons, character, or conduct; as, a fair man; fair dealing; a fair statement.
  • Pleasing; favorable; inspiring hope and confidence; -- said of words, promises, etc.
  • Distinct; legible; as, fair handwriting.
  • Free from any marked characteristic; average; middling; as, a fair specimen.
  • Clearly; openly; frankly; civilly; honestly; favorably; auspiciously; agreeably.
  • A fair woman; a sweetheart.
  • Good fortune; good luck.
  • To make smooth and flowing, as a vessel's lines.
  • A gathering of buyers and sellers, assembled at a particular place with their merchandise at a stated or regular season, or by special appointment, for trade.
  • A festival, and sale of fancy articles. erc., usually for some charitable object; as, a Grand Army fair; a church fair.
  • A competitive exhibition of wares, farm products, etc., not primarily for purposes of sale; as, the Mechanics' fair; an agricultural fair.
  • an exhibition by a number of organizations, including governmental organizations, for the purpose of acquainting people with such organizations or their members, not primarily for commercial purposes; as, the 1939 World's Fair.
  • a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
  • a sale of miscellany; often for charity
  • a competitive exhibition of farm products
  • gathering of producers to promote business
  • join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
  • without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
  • in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
  • (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines
  • free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules

How to use fair in a sentence. Fair pronunciation.

The first son, who was but a year older, and was as dark as he was fair, had inherited-had seized-all his father's wealth.
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Here, against the thing of savage hate which had drunk of the veins and crushed the bones of his fair wife, he would strike one blow deep and strong and shed the blood of sacrifice before his own was shed.
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It's fair enough here, may be, but overrated.
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By this means in a little time his Estate comes to be wasted, and his Friends come about him, and advise him to leave off these wicked Courses, which else will end in the Ruine both of Soul and Body: They tell him that he has a fair and vertous Wife of his own, by whom he has had several pretty Children, and therefore wonder how he can be so besotted with a filthy Whore.
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And they found Trading very sensibly Decay, since this Fair Sinner was enter'd into the Colledge.
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In such hours he must need remember his friend, his benefactor, and superior officer, the Tribune Servianus, whose fair young wife he had tempted with a thousand arts to forsake her husband and child, and fly with him into the wide world; and at this moment a bewildering illusion made him fancy that he was the Tribune Servianus, and yet at the same time himself.
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Besides she is fair, and therefore a rare bird among the sunburnt bipeds of the desert.
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It was the first swoon that Sirona, with her sound physical and mental powers, had ever experienced; but the strongest of her sex would have been overcome by the excitement, the efforts, the privations, and the sufferings which had that day befallen the unfortunate fair one.
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His whole soul was full of compassion for the young, fair, and unhappy creature, and, while he took hold of her chin, which had sunk on her bosom, lifted her white face, and moistened her forehead and lips with water, he softly prayed for her salvation.
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I've given Mrs. Rumford fair warning-' They wrangled for a few minutes, Emmeline feeling too depressed and anxious to interpose with polite commonplaces.
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And now I'll make you a fair offer.
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He describes with the utmost detail a country fair at the place of his birth, Sorotchinetz.
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But, although the average Anglo-Saxon reader is very angry with Rudin, he is not altogether contemptible If every man were of the Roosevelt type, the world would become not a fair field, but a free fight.
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But as Mr. Baring has appealed to Russian criticism, it is only fair to quote one Russian critic of good standing, Kropotkin.
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Gorki at Coney Island is like Dante at a country fair.
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Those who believe in Christianity ought to rejoice in this open and fair fight; they ought to welcome it as a complete unmasking of the foe.
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This was a fair salvation from the Lord.
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Monday morning the roads were fair, the day promised well, and my man was off at daybreak to the woods to, have a load ready for me.
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He answered them, _that he did his praying in fair weather; "and then_" said he, _"when the storm comes, I work_." He did not distrust God then, any more than in fair weather; but he knew that God requires man to do all he can to save himself, and praying might lose him his ship, when his own efforts must save it.
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But a change has come, and there is no opportunity now for a fair competition between North and South.
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Examples of Fair

Example #1
He had lived abroad for some years in France and England.
Example #2
He was the second son of his father.
Example #3
He thrust the torch into the ground, and, with the dagger grasped tightly, carefully opened the cage and stepped inside.
Example #4
Since he must die, since Destiny had befooled him, left him the victim of the avengers, he would end it here.
Example #5
Seven thousand dollar ledges are scarce, though.
Example #6
We'll not starve, here, but we'll not get rich, I'm afraid.