- 1In a sensible way: he began to talk calmly and reasonably about his futureMore example sentences
- Secondarily, Hamilton deals calmly and reasonably with questions of historicity.
- Gavin Rae took his shooting opportunity reasonably enough, but Main somehow got a hand to the ball and pulled off a remarkable save.
- Granted, it started off reasonably enough with Jakatta and Bent, but I've got both those tracks already.
- 1.1By sensible standards of judgement; justifiably: a constable who reasonably believes a breach of the peace is about to take place [sentence adverb]: it was assumed, reasonably enough, that the murder had taken place by the pondMore example sentences
- He believed, reasonably enough, that the Journal would continue attacking him and others.
- In all cases, the officer must reasonably believe that the person is wearing the item in question wholly or mainly to conceal his or her identity.
- Suppose the police, reasonably believing a man has stolen some jewellery, follow him into his house in order to arrest him.
- 2To a moderate or acceptable degree; fairly: [as submodifier]: she played the piano reasonably wellMore example sentences
- That there is no peace can be seen in the violence in the West Bank and the threat of more to come, for all that the week ended reasonably calmly.
- But if it doesn't happen in the reasonably foreseeable future, there may come a time when it can no longer happen at all.
- Or does it reflect a reasonably sensible estimate of where future value will be found?
- 2.1Inexpensively: ski wear which looks good and is reasonably pricedMore example sentences
- A reasonably priced meal is available and booking is not required.
- Bean bags are reasonably priced, or try walking around your neighbourhood and you may find furniture free for the taking.
- Services such as dry cleaning and ironing are speedy and reliable and very reasonably priced, but I made a couple of mistakes on room service.
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