Meaning of “reasonably” in the English Dictionary

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"reasonably" in British English

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reasonablyadverb

uk /ˈriː.zən.ə.bli/ us /ˈriː.zən.ə.bli/

B2 using good judgment:

Stop shouting and let's discuss this reasonably.

B2 in a satisfactory way:

She writes reasonably good children's books.
I did reasonably well at school but nowhere near as well as my sister or brother.

B1 at a price that is not too expensive:

You can eat out very reasonably these days.
I bought a reasonably priced radio.

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  • As a manager she deals with problems reasonably and equably, never losing her temper.
  • Flats that are both comfortable and reasonably priced are few and far between.
  • There is a lack of reasonably priced housing for rent.
  • She cannot reasonably be expected to do your job as well as her own.
  • The town was reasonably well fortified.

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

"reasonably" in American English

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reasonablyadverb

us /ˈri·zə·nə·bli, ˈriz·nə-/

reasonably adverb (JUDGMENT)

in a way that shows good judgment:

He kept talking slowly and reasonably.
I was reasonably certain she would be home (= it seemed likely).

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