from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- adverb In a fair or just manner; equitably.
- adverb Legitimately; suitably.
- adverb Clearly; distinctly.
- adverb Actually; fully.
- adverb Moderately; rather.
- adverb To a reasonable degree.
- adverb Gently.
- adverb Courteously.
from The Century Dictionary.
- In a fair manner.
- Honestly; justly; equitably; honorably.
- Fully; clearly; distinctly.
- Reasonably; moderately; measurably; considerably.
- Absolutely; positively; actually; completely: an intensive or emphatic word: as, I am fairly worn out; the wheels fairly spun.
- Softly; gently.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adverb In a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly.
- adverb Favorably; auspiciously; commodiously.
- adverb Honestly; properly.
- adverb obsolete Softly; quietly; gently.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- adverb In a
fairmanner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly.
Favorably; auspiciously; commodiously; as, a town fairly situated for foreign trade.
Softly; quietly; gently.
partly, not fully; somewhat
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
- adverb to a moderately sufficient extent or degree
- adverb in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
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fair + -ly
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