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1. aptly

adverb. ['ˈæptli'] with competence; in a competent capable manner.

Synonyms

  • competently
  • ably

Antonyms

  • displaying incompetence

Etymology

  • -ly (English)
  • -lice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • apt (English)
  • apte (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Aptly

  • abruptly
  • absolutely
  • abundantly
  • accidently
  • accurately
  • acutely
  • adamantly
  • adequately
  • adequately
  • adroitly
  • affectionately
  • alertly
  • alternately
  • apparently
  • appropriately
  • approximately
  • ardently
  • arrogantly
  • astutely
  • bently

Example sentences of the word aptly


1. Adverb
Ornate chorus frogs are aptly named for their colorful bodies and unique mating song.

Quotes containing the word aptly


1. Accept whatever comes to you woven in the pattern of your destiny, for what could more aptly fit your needs?
- Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

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