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

Origin of amply

First recorded in 1550–60; amp(le) + -ly Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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

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

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