Definition for FAIR

FAIR, adv.

  1. Openly; frankly; civilly; complaisantly. One of the company spoke him fair. L'Estrange.
  2. Candidly; honestly; equitably. He promised fair.
  3. Happily; successfully. Now fair befall thee. Shak.
  4. On good terms; as, to keep fair with the world; to stand fair with one's companions. To bid fair, is to be likely, or to have a fair prospect. Fair and square, just dealing; honesty.

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