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1. fairly

adverb. ['ˈfɛrli'] to a moderately sufficient extent or degree.

Synonyms

  • reasonably
  • moderately
  • passably
  • pretty
  • middling
  • somewhat

Antonyms

  • immoderately
  • joyless
  • ugly
  • good

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fair (English)
  • feire (English)

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Rhymes with Fairly

  • squarely
  • wehrly
  • wehrli
  • rarely
  • fairlie
  • fairley
  • barely
  • airlie

Sentences with fairly


1. Adverb
The ingredients are fairly simple and you don't even need to use bread flour, either.

Quotes about fairly


1. I'm not that lazy, but I don't need that much money. I lead a fairly simple life.
- Karl Pilkington

2. At this point in my life - age 24 - I have chosen a fairly strange path that not many are walking. I am a professional spoken word poet who tours the world performing and teaching. I run an organization called Project VOICE dedicated to using this art form as an education and empowerment tool in schools and communities of all kinds.
- Sarah Kay

3. I cannot understand anti-abortion arguments that centre on the sanctity of life. As a species we've fairly comprehensively demonstrated that we don't believe in the sanctity of life. The shrugging acceptance of war, famine, epidemic, pain and life-long poverty shows us that, whatever we tell ourselves, we've made only the most feeble of efforts to really treat human life as sacred.
- Caitlin Moran, How to Be a Woman

2. fairly

adverb. ['ˈfɛrli'] without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner.

Synonyms

  • fair

Antonyms

  • inequity
  • unfairness

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fair (English)
  • feire (English)

3. fairly

adverb. ['ˈfɛrli'] in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating.

Synonyms

  • fair

Antonyms

  • partial
  • unreasonable

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • fair (English)
  • feire (English)
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