fair vs fare :

fair or fare

When you send your daughter off to camp, you hope she’ll fare well.That’s why you bid her a fond farewell. When you want to see how something will work out, you want to see how it fares. “Fair” as a verb is a rare word meaning “to smooth a surface to prepare it for being joined to another.”

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Definitions

  • n  a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
  • n  gathering of producers to promote business
    world fair
    trade fair
    book fair
  • n  a competitive exhibition of farm products
    she won a blue ribbon for her baking at the county fair
  • n  a sale of miscellany; often for charity
  • v  join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly
  • a  free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules
    a fair referee
    fair deal
    on a fair footing
    a fair fight
    by fair means or foul
  • s  not excessive or extreme
    a fairish income
  • s  very pleasing to the eye
    young fair maidens
  • a  (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines
    he hit a fair ball over the third base bag
  • s  lacking exceptional quality or ability
    only a fair performance of the sonata
    in fair health
  • s  attractively feminine
    the fair sex
  • s  (of a manuscript) having few alterations or corrections
    fair copy
  • s  gained or earned without cheating or stealing
    an fair penny
  • s  free of clouds or rain
    today will be fair and warm
  • s  (used of hair or skin) pale or light-colored;
    a fair complexion
  • r  in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
    they played fairly
  • r  without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
    deal fairly with one another

  • n  an agenda of things to do
  • n  the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
  • n  a paying (taxi) passenger
  • n  the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
  • v  proceed or get along
  • v  eat well
News & Articles

  • Fair offers livestock, salsa and shot of Whiskey
    Today’s schedule at the Hunt County Fair is the busiest yet, filled with livestock, shop project and horticultural shows and wrapping up with salsa and a shot of Whiskey for the live musical entertainment.
    June 13, 2013 - Herald-Banner
  • Fair Tax group launches 'End the IRS' ads
    Americans for Fair Taxation, a group headed by wealthy super PAC donor Leo Linbeck III, will launch the ads Monday.
    June 12, 2013 - Washington Post
  • Fair director touts upcoming fair
    New events are on tap for this year's Northern Wisconsin State Fair, fair director Rusty Volk told the Chippewa County Board on Tuesday night.
    June 12, 2013 - The Chippewa Herald

  • Brazilians riot over bus fare increases
    SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – Hundreds of protestors in Sao Paulo destroyed city property, lit buses on fire, even beat police men all because the city raised the fare for public transportation. At least 25 people were arrested and dozens more …
    June 13, 2013 - CW39 NewsFix
  • NCAA Releases APR For 2011-12: How Did Syracuse Teams Fare?
    NCAA Releases APR For 2011-12: How Did Syracuse Teams Fare?
    June 13, 2013 - WPXI Pittsburgh
  • Brazilians riot over bus fare increases
    SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – Hundreds of protestors in Sao Paulo destroyed city property, lit buses on fire, even beat police men all because the city raised the fare for public transportation. At least 25 people were arrested and dozens more …
    June 13, 2013 - CW39 NewsFix