reasonably


reasonably
adverb
1. to a moderately sufficient extent or degree (Freq. 11)
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pretty big

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pretty bad

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jolly decent of him

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the shoes are priced reasonably

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he is fairly clever with computers

Syn:
moderately, ↑pretty, ↑jolly, ↑somewhat, ↑fairly, ↑middling, ↑passably
Ant: ↑immoderately (for: ↑moderately), ↑unreasonably
Derived from adjective: ↑moderate (for: ↑moderately), ↑reasonable
2. with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner (Freq. 1)
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he acted sensibly in the crisis

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speak more sanely about these affairs

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acted quite reasonably

Syn: ↑sanely, ↑sensibly
Ant: ↑unreasonably
Derived from adjective: ↑reasonable, ↑sensible (for: ↑sensibly), ↑sane (for: ↑sanely)

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  • reasonably — reasonable ► ADJECTIVE 1) fair and sensible. 2) as much as is appropriate or fair; moderate. 3) fairly good; average. DERIVATIVES reasonableness noun reasonably adverb …   English terms dictionary

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