reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, fairly, middling, passably(adverb)
to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
"pretty big"; "pretty bad"; "jolly decent of him"; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"
fairly, fair, evenhandedly(adverb)
without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
"deal fairly with one another"
fairly, fair, clean(adverb)
in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
"they played fairly"
In a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly.
Favorably; auspiciously; commodiously; as, a town fairly situated for foreign trade.
1859 Easton, Alexander, A Practical Treatise on Street or Horse-Power Railways, p 108, "Rules adopted by the Sixth Avenue Railway, N. Y.":
Softly; quietly; gently.
partly, not fully; somewhat
The weather this weekend will be fairly dry.
in a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly
favorably; auspiciously; commodiously; as, a town fairly situated for foreign traade
softly; quietly; gently
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fairly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1797
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fairly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #721
Rank popularity for the word 'fairly' in Adverbs Frequency: #142
The numerical value of fairly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of fairly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards.
Nothing is more fairly distributed than common sense - no one needs more of it than one already has
Just the omission of Jane Austen's books alone would make a fairly good library out of a library that hadn't a book in it.
This whole industry is in the first quarter of what’s possible and what can happen, in general the requests are fairly standard and fairly basic.
Over the next three years you can see that supply is fairly strong and although the first quarter was fairly resilient, you’re not seeing much revenue growth.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- безпристрастно, справедливо, горе-долу, сравнително, честноBulgarian
- força, verdaderament, francament, justamentCatalan, Valencian
- spravedlivě, správně, čestně, příznivě, poctivěCzech
- francamente, abiertamenteSpanish
- канааттанып, адилеттик менен, туура, адилеттик кылып, чыдарлык, ак ниет менен, ыраазы болуп, ак ниеттик мененKyrgyz
- беспристрастно, справедливо, сравнительно, честно, отчастиRussian
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