Etymology
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aptly (adv.)

early 15c., "by natural means;" 1540s, "in a suitable manner," from apt + -ly (2).

updated on January 31, 2017

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Definitions of aptly from WordNet

aptly (adv.)
with competence; in a competent capable manner;
Synonyms: competently / ably / capably
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