F f


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair]
    • /fɛər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fair]
    • /fɛər/

Definitions of faired word

  • adjective faired free from bias, dishonesty, or injustice: a fair decision; a fair judge. 1
  • adjective faired legitimately sought, pursued, done, given, etc.; proper under the rules: a fair fight. 1
  • adjective faired moderately large; ample: a fair income. 1
  • adjective faired neither excellent nor poor; moderately or tolerably good: fair health. 1
  • adjective faired marked by favoring conditions; likely; promising: in a fair way to succeed. 1
  • adjective faired Meteorology. (of the sky) bright; sunny; cloudless to half-cloudy. (of the weather) fine; with no prospect of rain, snow, or hail; not stormy. 1

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Origin of faired

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English; Old English fæger; cognate with Old Saxon, Old High German fagar, Old Norse fagr, Gothic fagrs

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Parts of speech for Faired


faired popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 100% 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".

faired usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for faired

noun faired

  • displayed — (of a bird) represented with wings and legs spread: an eagle displayed.
  • exhibited — Publicly display (a work of art or item of interest) in an art gallery or museum or at a trade fair.
  • marketed — an open place or a covered building where buyers and sellers convene for the sale of goods; a marketplace: a farmers' market.
  • showed — to cause or allow to be seen; exhibit; display.
  • feted — a day of celebration; holiday: The Fourth of July is a great American fete.

adjective faired

  • cleaned — free from dirt; unsoiled; unstained: She bathed and put on a clean dress.
  • equaled — Simple past tense and past participle of equal.
  • moderated — kept or keeping within reasonable or proper limits; not extreme, excessive, or intense: a moderate price.
  • opened — not closed or barred at the time, as a doorway by a door, a window by a sash, or a gateway by a gate: to leave the windows open at night.
  • cleared — Simple past tense and past participle of clear.

Antonyms for faired

adjective faired

  • meant — simple past tense and past participle of mean1 .

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