1. to certain extent or degree

- he is fairly clever with computers

Similar word(s): jolly, middling, moderately, passably, pretty, reasonably, somewhat

2. without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner

- deal fairly with one another

Similar word(s): evenhandedly, fair

3. in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating

- they played fairly

Similar word(s): clean, fair

Sentences with fairly as an adverb:

- A jury is expected to ensure that the accused is fairly judged.

- a town fairly situated for foreign trade

- Consumer laws aim to have consumers fairly treated.

- The weather this weekend will be fairly dry.