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"
fairly, fair, evenhandedlyadverb
without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
"deal fairly with one another"
fairly, fair, cleanadverb
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
We all know that Donald Trump's somewhat unpredictable public demeanor can give people heartburn. We're no different, but Donald Trump's been fairly consistent along the way, part of what we're doing as an organization is tracking those promises and trying to make sure that Donald Trump delivers.
From the first idea that this will happen fairly quickly, now the autonomy winter has come.
If you want a business, I think you need to go where it's easier, do it fairly quickly and then scale up, learn, and go to the next level of difficulty, if you're in it for the research side then test it in central London or Mumbai or Delhi - and you will never have a commercial service but you will have the research.
It's impossible to bring this case forward in my view fairly without us knowing who the whistleblower is and having a chance to cross examine them about any biases they may have.
There has been fairly successful substitution, mainly for food, and on some other parts that go into industrial goods... but it's mainly been on the lower end of the economic scale.
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- безпристрастно, сравнително, честно, справедливо, горе-долуBulgarian
- francament, força, verdaderament, justamentCatalan, Valencian
- příznivě, čestně, správně, spravedlivě, poctivěCzech
- abiertamente, francamenteSpanish
- ак ниеттик менен, ыраазы болуп, канааттанып, ак ниет менен, чыдарлык, адилеттик кылып, туура, адилеттик мененKyrgyz
- сравнительно, справедливо, честно, отчасти, беспристрастноRussian
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