1. to certain extent or degree
- he is fairly clever with computers
2. without favoring one party, in a fair evenhanded manner
- deal fairly with one another
3. in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating
- they played fairly
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.