adverb see adept II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • adeptly — adverb With great skill or knowledge. He navigated the course adeptly, having trained on it for months ahead of time …   Wiktionary

  • adeptly — adept ► ADJECTIVE ▪ very skilled or proficient. ► NOUN ▪ a person who is adept at something. DERIVATIVES adeptly adverb adeptness noun. ORIGIN from Latin adipisci obtain, attain …   English terms dictionary

  • adeptly — See adept. * * * …   Universalium

  • adeptly — adv. expertly, skillfully, proficiently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • adeptly — adept·ly …   English syllables

  • adeptly — See: adept …   English dictionary

  • adeptly — əˈdeptlē, li also (ˈ)a|d , rap. pl adverb : in an adept manner …   Useful english dictionary

  • adept — adeptly, adv. adeptness, n. adj. /euh dept /; n. /ad ept, euh dept /, adj. 1. very skilled; proficient; expert: an adept juggler. n. adept 2. a skilled or proficient person; expert. [1655 65; < ML adeptus one who has attained (the secret of… …   Universalium

  • adept — adepts ADJ GRADED: usu v link ADJ, usu ADJ at ing/n (The adjective is pronounced [[t]æde̱pt[/t]]. The noun is pronounced [[t]æ̱dept[/t]].) Someone who is adept at something can do it skilfully. He s usually very adept at keeping his private life… …   English dictionary

  • adept — I. noun Etymology: New Latin adeptus alchemist who has attained the knowledge of how to change base metals into gold, from Latin, past participle of adipisci to attain, from ad + apisci to reach more at apt Date: 1709 a highly skilled or well… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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