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bid fair

Definition of bid fair

  1. :  to seem likely <a movie that bids fair to become a big hit>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  beseech, entreat

    :  to issue an order to :  tell

    :  to request to come :  invite

  1. :  the act of one who bids

    :  a statement of what one will give or take for something

    :  an offer of a price

  1. : twice a day

fairplay
  1. :  pleasing to the eye or mind especially because of fresh, charming, or flawless quality

    :  superficially pleasing :  specious

    :  clean, pure

  1. :  beauty, fairness

    :  something that is fair or fortunate (see 1fair)

    :  woman

  1. :  in a manner that is honest or impartial or that conforms to rules :  in a fair manner

    :  fairly

  1. :  clear

    :  to join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

  1. :  a gathering of buyers and sellers at a particular place and time for trade

    :  a competitive exhibition usually with accompanying entertainment and amusements

    :  an exhibition designed to acquaint prospective buyers or the general public with a product


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