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 will forward to appropriate DOJ components all information I receive from Congress regarding this. I am determined that we will fully and fairly ascertain the truth, we work for the American people and are accountable to them and those they have elected. We will meet that responsibility.
I think U.S. equities have become a victim of their own success and they have gotten pretty expensive, i would argue the last time that U.S. large-caps were fairly-valued was in the second or third quarter of 2013.
We believe the trend will be toward higher quality credits, our read on the new issuance calendar in Q1 is plus or minus US$60bn of leveraged loans for M&A, which is fairly robust.
Seventy dollars is an attractive price too, but we want to be fairly prudent with how we spend our money on hedging. ... We really want to see the market settle a little bit.
He seemed quite clear and lucid, whereas this may seem like very irrational behavior, he didnt appear to me to be facing any challenges or mental impairment, other than holding fairly extreme views.
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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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