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[ adverb ] to a moderately sufficient extent or degree

Examples

"the shoes are priced reasonably" "he is fairly clever with computers" "they lived comfortably within reason"

Used in print

(Edward Jablonski, Harold Arlen Happy with the Blues....)

It purported to be a reasonably serious attempt at a treatment of jazz_musicians , their aims , their problems - the tug-of-war between the `` pure '' and the `` commercial '' - and seemed a promising vehicle , for the two men shared a common interest in jazz .

(87th Congress, 1st Session. Congressional Record....)

A blow to this phase of the Central 's operations would have serious economic consequences not_only to the railroad itself , but to the 40000 people per day who are provided with efficient , reasonably priced transportation in_and_out of the city .

(The Department of State: A Fresh Look at the...)

And , given probable public attitudes - about which reasonably good estimates can be made - what action is called_for to insure necessary support ?

(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)

Someone reasonably trustworthy .

2
[ adverb ] with good sense or in a reasonable or intelligent manner

Synonyms

sensibly sanely

Examples

"he acted sensibly in the crisis" "speak more sanely about these affairs" "acted quite reasonably"

Used in print

(A.L. Kroeber, "Semantic Contribution of Lexicostatistic...)

What we have left as reasonably comparable are four classes : ( 1 ) body_parts and products , which with a proportionally nearly even representation ( 51 terms out of 253 , 25 out of 100 ) come_out with nearly even ratios ; 2.6 and 2.7 ; ( 2 ) Nature ( 29 terms against 17 ) , ratios 3.3 versus 4.1 ; ( 3 ) adjectives ( 16 , 15 terms ) , ratios 3.9 versus 4.7 ; ( 4 ) verbs ( 9 , 22 terms ) , ratios 4.0 versus 3.4 .

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