Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an able manner; with great ability.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an able manner; with ability.
  • The termination of adverbs from adjectives in -able.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. with competence; in a competent capable manner

Etymologies

From Middle English able + -ly (Wiktionary)

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