Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a fit manner; suitably; properly; commodiously; conveniently.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a fit manner; suitably; properly; conveniently.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a fit manner; suitably; properly; with propriety; commodiously; conveniently: as, a maxim fitly applied.

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

  • adv. in an appropriate manner

Etymologies

From fit +‎ -ly. (Wiktionary)

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  • "VOLUMNIA: I would he had! 'Twas you incens'd the rabble;--
    Cats, that can judge as fitly of his worth
    As I can of those mysteries which heaven
    Will not have earth to know."
    - William Shakespeare, 'The Tragedy of Coriolanus'.

    August 29, 2009