aptly

  • 1 Aptly — Apt ly, adv. In an apt or suitable manner; fitly; properly; pertinently; appropriately; readily. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 aptly — (adv.) early 15c., by natural means, from APT (Cf. apt) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) …

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  • 3 aptly — apt|ly [ˈæptli] adv aptly named/described/called etc named, described etc in a way that seems very suitable ▪ The aptly named Skyline Restaurant provides spectacular views of the city below …

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  • 4 aptly — adverb aptly named/described/called etc named, described etc in a way that seems very suitable: Lightfoot was aptly named; we never heard him enter …

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  • 5 aptly — adv. Aptly is used with these verbs: ↑call, ↑describe, ↑illustrate, ↑name, ↑sum, ↑summarize, ↑term …

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  • 6 aptly — apt ► ADJECTIVE 1) appropriate; suitable. 2) (apt to) having a tendency to. 3) quick to learn. DERIVATIVES aptly adverb aptness noun. ORIGIN Latin aptus fitted …

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  • 7 aptly — adverb see apt I …

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  • 8 aptly — See apt. * * * …

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  • 9 aptly — adverb /ˈæpt.li/ In an apt or suitable manner; fitly; properly; pertinently; appropriately; readily …

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  • 10 aptly — adv. appropriately; skillfully …

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  • 11 aptly — apt·ly …

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  • 12 aptly — See: apt …

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  • 13 aptly — adverb with competence; in a competent capable manner they worked competently • Syn: ↑competently, ↑ably, ↑capably • Ant: ↑incompetently (for: ↑competently) …

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  • 14 apt — aptly, adv. aptness, n. /apt/, adj. 1. inclined; disposed; given; prone: too apt to slander others. 2. likely: Am I apt to find him at home? 3. unusually intelligent; able to learn quickly and easily: an apt pupil. 4. suited to the purpose or… …

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  • 15 literature — /lit euhr euh cheuhr, choor , li treuh /, n. 1. writings in which expression and form, in connection with ideas of permanent and universal interest, are characteristic or essential features, as poetry, novels, history, biography, and essays. 2.… …

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  • 17 apt */ — UK [æpt] / US adjective 1) something that is apt, especially a name, description, or comment, is very suitable an apt comparison It seemed apt that the winning goal was scored by the captain. 2) good at learning an apt pupil • be apt to do… …

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  • 20 Saba — otherusesInfobox Country native name = Eilandgebied Saba conventional long name = Island area of Saba common name = Saba |Map showing location of Saba relative to Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten/Saint Martin. national motto = Remis Velisque… …

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