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Meaning of FAIRLY

Pronunciation:  fehrlee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adv]  to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; "the shoes are priced reasonably"; "he is fairly clever with computers"; "they lived comfortably within reason"
  2. [adv]  in a fair evenhanded manner; "deal fairly with one another"
  3. [adv]  in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; "they played fairly"

FAIRLY is a 6 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: clean, evenhandedly, fair, middling, moderately, passably, reasonably, somewhat, within reason, without favoring one party
 Antonyms: below the belt, immoderately, unfairly, unreasonably



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Fair"ly\, adv.
1. In a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully;
   distinctly; frankly.

         Even the nature of Mr. Dimmesdale's disease had
         never fairly been revealed to him.    --Hawthorne.

2. Favorably; auspiciously; commodiously; as, a town fairly
   situated for foreign traade.

3. Honestly; properly.

         Such means of comfort or even luxury, as lay fairly
         within their grasp.                   --Hawthorne.

4. Softly; quietly; gently. [Obs.] --Milton.

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