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Princeton's WordNet

  1. competently, aptly, ably, capablyadverb

    with competence; in a competent capable manner

    "they worked competently"


  1. aptlyadverb

    In an apt or suitable manner; fitly; properly; pertinently; appropriately; readily.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Aptlyadverb

    Etymology: from apt.

    That part
    Was aptly fitted, and naturally perform’d. William Shakespeare, As you like it.

    But what the mass nutritious does divide?
    What makes them aptly to the limbs adhere,
    In youth encrease them, and in age repair? Richard Blackmore.

    Irenæus very aptly remarks, that those nations, who were not possest of the gospels, had the same accounts of our Saviour, which are in the Evangelists. Joseph Addison, on the Christian Relig.


  1. aptly

    Aptly is an adverb that means in a way that is completely suitable or appropriate. It is used to describe when something is done in an accurate, proficient, or fitting manner, usually related to a characteristic, description or action.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aptlyadverb

    in an apt or suitable manner; fitly; properly; pertinently; appropriately; readily

Anagrams for aptly »

  1. platy

  2. typal

  3. patly

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aptly in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aptly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of aptly in a Sentence

  1. Dan Barouch:

    It’s particularly important to have a diverse physician workforce to aptly serve the patients, we want to increase diversity in academia as well, but it’s particularly important for doctors, because having a diverse workforce is critical for the best patient encounters, and to build trust.

  2. Miguel Cervantes:

    I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.

  3. Ken Starr:

    The Senate is being called to sit as the high court of impeachment all too frequently, indeed, we are living in what I think can aptly be described as the age of impeachment.

  4. Chitalu Chilufya:

    We have had 14 consecutive days without recording a case. The outbreak has been aptly contained.

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