fair enough

F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • /fɛər i-ˈnəf, ē-, ə-/
    • /feə(r) ɪˈnʌf/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • /fɛər i-ˈnəf, ē-, ə-/

Definitions of fair enough words

  • interjection fair enough that is reasonable 1
  • phrase fair enough You use fair enough when you want to say that a statement, decision, or action seems reasonable to a certain extent, but that perhaps there is more to be said or done. 0
  • convention fair enough You say fair enough to acknowledge what someone has just said and to indicate that you understand it. 0
  • noun fair enough an expression of agreement 0
  • interjection fair enough (Idiomatic) An expression used to concede a point; denotes that, upon consideration, something is correct or reasonable; an expression of acknowledgment or understanding. 0

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Parts of speech for Fair enough


fair enough popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 96% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for fair enough

adj fair enough

  • presentable — that may be presented.
  • tolerable — capable of being tolerated; endurable: His arrogance is no longer tolerable.
  • so-so — Also, soso. indifferent; neither very good nor very bad.
  • respectable — worthy of respect or esteem; estimable; worthy: a respectable citizen.
  • adequate — If something is adequate, there is enough of it or it is good enough to be used or accepted.

Antonyms for fair enough

adj fair enough

  • unacceptable — capable or worthy of being accepted.
  • inadequate — not adequate or sufficient; inept or unsuitable.
  • unfit — not fit; not adapted or suited; unsuitable: He was unfit for his office.
  • bad — If you say that it is bad that something happens, you mean it is unacceptable, unfortunate, or wrong.
  • inferior — lower in station, rank, degree, or grade (often followed by to): a rank inferior to colonel.

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