fair/square deal

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of fair/square deal

: a fair agreement

Word by Word Definitions

fair play
  1. : marked by impartiality and honesty : free from self-interest, prejudice, or favoritism

  2. : conforming with the established rules : allowed

  3. : consonant with merit or importance : due

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

  2. : a competitive exhibition usually with accompanying entertainment and amusements

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

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

  2. : fairly

  1. : clear

  2. : to join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly

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

  2. : beauty, fairness

  3. : woman

square play
  1. : an instrument having at least one right angle and two straight edges used especially to lay out or test right angles

  2. : a rectangle with all four sides equal

  3. : any of the quadrilateral spaces marked out on a board for playing games

  1. : having four equal sides and four right angles

  2. : forming a right angle

  3. : having a square base

  1. : to make square or rectangular

  2. : to test for deviation from a right angle, straight line, or plane surface

  3. : to bring approximately to a right angle

  1. : in a straightforward or honest manner

  2. : so as to face or be face-to-face

  3. : at right angles

deal play
  1. : part, portion

  2. : a usually large or indefinite quantity or degree

  3. : the act or right of distributing cards to players

  1. : to give as one's portion : apportion

  2. : to distribute (playing cards) to players

  3. : administer, deliver

  1. : an act of dealing (see 2deal 3) : transaction

  2. : bargain

  3. : contract

  1. : a board of fir or pine

  2. : pine or fir wood


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