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
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
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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
Examples of fairly in a Sentence
I don’t foresee any kind of issue, it’s happened before, they’ll get it fixed and back and running fairly soon I imagine.
We are looking to do this in a fairly quick scale over a period between now and Christmas with the least disruption as possible, we are prepared.
When you think of the total destruction of Katrina... that was gut wrenching, we're fairly more resilient than other places that haven't had so many tragic things happen to their city.
These changes are fairly significant, particularly if you look at them in the context of what happened over the weekend with Governor Rajan's decision to step down, it might be the government's way to illustrate its commitment to reforms and mitigate any investor fallout.
If global real interest rates are persistently lower, central banks may then need to think imaginatively about how to deal on a more durable basis with the technological constraint imposed by the zero lower bound on interest rates, that may require a rethink, a fairly fundamental one, of a number of current central bank practices.
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Translations for fairly
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- 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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