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What is the synonym of fairly?

What is the synonym of fairly?

jolly, fair, middling, passably, evenhandedly, clean, more or less, slightly, moderately, reasonably, pretty, sanely, somewhat, sensibly.

How do you use the word fairly?

We use fairly as an adverb meaning ‘in a way which is right and just’:

  1. She took her employer to court because she claimed that she hadn’t been treated fairly.
  2. United Nations observers made sure that the election was conducted fairly.
  3. He’s fairly tall.

What is the verb of fairly?

fair. To smoothen or even a surface (especially a connection or junction on a surface).

What is fairly well mean?

Fairly means to quite a large degree. For example, if you say that something is fairly old, you mean that it is old but not very old. We did fairly well but only fairly well. Synonyms: moderately, rather, quite, somewhat More Synonyms of fairly.

What is better than fairly?

usage note: Fairly, pretty, quite, and rather can all be used to modify adjectives and adverbs, but are all less strong than very. Rather and pretty are the strongest of these words and are the closest to very.

What is the best synonym for fairly?

Synonyms & Antonyms of fairly

  • more or less,
  • pretty,
  • quite,
  • rather,
  • relatively,
  • something,
  • somewhat,
  • sort of.

What is fairly used?

: to some degree or extent but not very or extremely : to a reasonable or moderate extent. : in a way that is right or proper : in a fair way. —used for emphasis before a verb that is being used figuratively. See the full definition for fairly in the English Language Learners Dictionary. fairly.

Is more fairly correct?

You can use either one. Fairer is the best choice. The general rule is that if the word is one syllable you add -er, if it’s two syllables you can add -er or use more, if three syllables or more you can only use more.

What is the difference between fairly and pretty?

As adverbs the difference between fairly and pretty is that fairly is in a fair manner; clearly; openly; plainly; fully; distinctly; frankly while pretty is somewhat, fairly, quite; sometimes also (by meiosis) very.

What does unfairly mean?

1 : marked by injustice, partiality, or deception : unjust. 2 : not equitable in business dealings. Other Words from unfair Synonyms & Antonyms Example Sentences Learn More About unfair.

Which is better good or fairly good?

Senior Member. English (U.S.) It means “less than good” but you usually use it as a comparative, I think. “The movie we saw Tuesday was fairly good, but the one we saw the week earlier was much better.”