amply

[ am-plee ]
/ ˈæm pli /

adverb

in an ample manner; sufficiently or abundantly: He apologized amply for his error. They were amply supplied with food.

Nearby words

  1. amplifier host,
  2. amplify,
  3. amplitude,
  4. amplitude modulation,
  5. amplitude of accommodation,
  6. ampoule,
  7. ampul,
  8. ampule,
  9. ampulla,
  10. ampulla of lorenzini

Origin of amply

First recorded in 1550–60; amp(le) + -ly

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British Dictionary definitions for amply

amply

/ (ˈæmplɪ) /

adverb

more than sufficiently; fully; generouslyhe was amply rewarded
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Word Origin and History for amply

amply

adv.

1550s, from ample + -ly (2).

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