What does Fairly mean?

Definitions for Fairly
ˈfɛər liFair·ly

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Fairly.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, fairly, middling, passablyadverb

    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"

  2. fairly, fair, evenhandedlyadverb

    without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner

    "deal fairly with one another"

  3. fairly, fair, cleanadverb

    in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating

    "they played fairly"

Wiktionary

  1. fairlyadverb

    In a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly.

  2. fairlyadverb

    Favorably; auspiciously; commodiously; as, a town fairly situated for foreign trade.

  3. fairlyadverb

    Honestly; properly.

    1859 Easton, Alexander, A Practical Treatise on Street or Horse-Power Railways, p 108, "Rules adopted by the Sixth Avenue Railway, N. Y.":

  4. fairlyadverb

    Softly; quietly; gently.

  5. fairlyadverb

    partly, not fully; somewhat

    The weather this weekend will be fairly dry.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fairlyadverb

    in a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly

  2. Fairlyadverb

    favorably; auspiciously; commodiously; as, a town fairly situated for foreign traade

  3. Fairlyadverb

    honestly; properly

  4. Fairlyadverb

    softly; quietly; gently

Editors Contribution

  1. fairlyadverb

    In a fair manner.

    The salary and wages of employees was paid fairly as the business could afford it and shareholders agree it.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 30, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fairly' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1797

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fairly' in Written Corpus Frequency: #721

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Fairly' in Adverbs Frequency: #142

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fairly in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Fairly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Fairly in a Sentence

  1. Nihad Awad:

    CAIR is proud to partner with the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure American Muslims are fairly and accurately counted in the 2020 Census, full participation in the census ensures that American Muslims will be better represented in Congress and that their communities receive an equal share in state and federal programs.

  2. Tom Vilsack:

    There's no comparable market in the sense that you're dealing with a fairly significant set of consumers 90 miles offshore.

  3. Stephen Yang:

    Obviously financial services is a fairly big market globally and it's expanding so quickly in China, there's a really good opportunity here for some of the Internet names.

  4. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer:

    Making sure our elections can be conducted fully and fairly is a very high priority for us, we want the resources to be there, and no obstacles to that voting to take place.

  5. David Horvath:

    The interaction of ascending magma and the icy substrate of this region could have provided favorable conditions for microbial life fairly recently and raises the possibility of extant life in this region.

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Translations for Fairly

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  • عدلArabic
  • безпристрастно, справедливо, горе-долу, сравнително, честноBulgarian
  • força, verdaderament, francament, justamentCatalan, Valencian
  • spravedlivě, správně, čestně, příznivě, poctivěCzech
  • gerechtGerman
  • francamente, abiertamenteSpanish
  • منصفانهPersian
  • justementFrench
  • 公正Japanese
  • канааттанып, адилеттик менен, туура, адилеттик кылып, чыдарлык, ак ниет менен, ыраазы болуп, ак ниеттик мененKyrgyz
  • bastantePortuguese
  • беспристрастно, справедливо, сравнительно, честно, отчастиRussian
  • rättvistSwedish

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