[adv] in a competent capable manner; "they worked competently"
aptly, capably, competently, with competence
displaying incompetence, incompetently
adeptly, adequately, adroitly, agilely, aptly, artfully, artistically, brilliantly, capably, cleverly, competently, cunningly, deftly, dexterously, dextrously, effectively, effectually, efficiently, excellently, expertly, featly, handily, ingeniously, mas
\A"bly\, adv. In an able manner; with great ability; as, ably done, planned, said. \-a*bly\ A suffix composed of -able and the adverbial suffix -ly; as, favorably.