Meaning of FAIRLY in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈfer-lē ]


Date: 12th century

1. : in a handsome manner

a table fairly set

2. obsolete

a. : in a gentle manner : quietly

b. : in a courteous manner

3. : so to speak : nearly , practically

fairly bursting with pride


a. : in a proper or legal manner

fairly priced stocks

b. : without bias or distortion : impartially

a story told fairly and objectively

5. : to a full degree or extent : plainly , distinctly

had fairly caught sight of him

6. : rather 5, moderately

a fairly easy job

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.