Meaning of “nicely” in the English Dictionary

"nicely" in British English

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nicelyadverb

uk /ˈnaɪs.li/ us /ˈnaɪs.li/

nicely adverb (PLEASANT)

B2 well, pleasantly, or in a satisfactory way:

Those trousers fit you nicely.
You painted the room very nicely.
Bake for 35 to 40 minutes until the cake is nicely browned.
They said the baby was doing nicely (= was healthy) and would soon be back at home.

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nicely adverb (KIND)

B2 in a kind, friendly, or polite way:

Well, I like her - she's always treated me very nicely.
You can have another biscuit if you ask nicely.

(Definition of “nicely” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nicely" in American English

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nicelyadverb

us /ˈnɑɪs·li/

nicely adverb (IN A PLEASANT WAY)

in a pleasant, enjoyable, or satisfactory way; well:

That’s a nicely tailored jacket.
Elise and her new baby are both doing nicely (= They are healthy).

nicely adverb (IN A KIND WAY)

in a kind or friendly way:

Even though I was new at school, they treated me very nicely.

(Definition of “nicely” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)