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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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
I think some of them will drop out of usage, binge-watch might go fairly quickly. Who knows what new technology might be around the corner in 18 months time?
This will deliver urgently needed relief to our nation's families, workers and businesses, i really think in a fairly short period of time ... we'll be stronger than ever.
If things go our way in Georgia and we're in the majority, then I would expect a fairly high level of consultation.
At first I thought, is it a hoax ? Is someone on a wind-up ? , i looked into it and realized that this chap had, I thought, won fairly and squarely.
We were fairly confident that the speech was good, even though we had to walk a diplomatic minefield, but for an eternity, there was absolutely no response from the audience, they looked like statues and we got really panicked, and we thought 'My God, what if we misread this?'.
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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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