HyperDic: fairly

English > 3 senses of the word fairly:
ADVERBallfairly, reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, middling, passablyto a moderately sufficient extent or degree
allfairly, fair, evenhandedlywithout favoring / favoring one party / party / party, in a fair evenhanded manner
allfairly, fair, cleanin conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud / fraud or cheating
fairly > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'rliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > fairly: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningTo a moderately sufficient extent or degree.
Example "he is fairly clever with computers"
Synonymsreasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, middling, passably
Oppositeunreasonably, immoderatelyTo a degree that exceeds the bounds or reason or moderation
Spanishbastante, moderadamente
Catalanextremadament, força
English > fairly: 3 senses > adverb 2
MeaningWithout favoring / favoring one party / party / party, in a fair evenhanded manner.
Example"deal fairly with one another"
Synonymsfair, evenhandedly
Spanishcon justicia, imparcialmente, justamente
Catalanforça
Adjectivesfairfree from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception
English > fairly: 3 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud / fraud or cheating.
Example"they played fairly"
Synonymsfair, clean
Oppositeunfairly, below the beltIn an unfair manner
Adjectivesfairfree from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception

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