decently
adverb see decent

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • decently — index fairly (moderately) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • decently — adv. Decently is used with these verbs: ↑dress …   Collocations dictionary

  • decently — decent ► ADJECTIVE 1) conforming with generally accepted standards of morality or respectability. 2) of an acceptable standard. 3) Brit. informal kind or generous. DERIVATIVES decently adverb. ORIGIN from Latin decere to be fit …   English terms dictionary

  • decently — adverb 1. in a decent manner (Freq. 1) they don t know how to dress decently • Ant: ↑indecently • Derived from adjective: ↑decent 2. in the right manner please do your job properly! …   Useful english dictionary

  • Decently — decent de cent (d[=e] sent), a. [L. decens, decentis, p. pr. of decere to be fitting or becoming; akin to decus glory, honor, ornament, Gr. dokei^n to seem good, to seem, think; cf. Skr. d[=a][,c] to grant, to give; and perh. akin to E. attire,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • decently — See decent. * * * …   Universalium

  • decently — adverb In a decent manner; <!other wording …   Wiktionary

  • decently — Synonyms and related words: acceptably, adequately, advantageously, advisably, aesthetically, appropriately, artistically, becomingly, blamelessly, congruously, conscientiously, conveniently, correctly, decorously, desirably, elegantly, erectly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • decently — adv. modestly; respectably; in a proper manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decently — de·cent·ly …   English syllables

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