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English adverb: fairly

1. fairly to a moderately sufficient extent or degree


SamplesPretty big.
Pretty bad.
Jolly decent of him.
The shoes are priced reasonably.
He is fairly clever with computers.


Synonymsjolly, middling, moderately, passably, pretty, reasonably, somewhat


Antonymsimmoderately, unreasonably

2. fairly without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner


SamplesDeal fairly with one another.


Synonymsevenhandedly, fair

3. fairly in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating


SamplesThey played fairly.


Synonymsclean, fair


Antonymsbelow the belt, unfairly









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