- apt|ly [ˈæptli] advaptly named/described/called etcnamed, 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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Aptly — Apt ly, adv. In an apt or suitable manner; fitly; properly; pertinently; appropriately; readily. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
aptly — (adv.) early 15c., by natural means, from APT (Cf. apt) + LY (Cf. ly) (2) … Etymology dictionary
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 … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
aptly — adv. Aptly is used with these verbs: ↑call, ↑describe, ↑illustrate, ↑name, ↑sum, ↑summarize, ↑term … Collocations dictionary
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 … English terms dictionary
aptly — adverb see apt I … New Collegiate Dictionary
aptly — See apt. * * * … Universalium
aptly — adverb /ˈæpt.li/ In an apt or suitable manner; fitly; properly; pertinently; appropriately; readily … Wiktionary
aptly — adv. appropriately; skillfully … English contemporary dictionary
aptly — apt·ly … English syllables