appropriately adv
"I'll take that," said Tom appropriately.

English expressions. 2014.

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  • appropriately — adv. Appropriately is used with these adjectives: ↑qualified, ↑trained Appropriately is used with these verbs: ↑act, ↑behave, ↑dress, ↑label, ↑modify, ↑name, ↑react, ↑respond, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • Appropriately — Ap*pro pri*ate*ly, adv. In an appropriate or proper manner; fitly; properly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appropriately — adv. properly, in a fitting manner; suitably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appropriate v — appropriately adv …   English expressions

  • appropriate — appropriately, adv. appropriateness, n. appropriative /euh proh pree ay tiv, euh tiv/, adj. appropriativeness, n. appropriator, n. adj. /euh proh pree it/; v. /euh proh pree ayt /, adj., v …   Universalium

  • appropriate — ♦♦♦ appropriates, appropriating, appropriated (The adjective is pronounced [[t]əpro͟ʊpriət[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]əpro͟ʊprieɪt[/t]].) 1) ADJ GRADED: oft it v link ADJ that/to inf, ADJ for/to n Something that is appropriate is suitable… …   English dictionary

  • appropriate — ap|pro|pri|ate1 W1S1 [əˈprəupri ıt US əˈprou ] adj correct or suitable for a particular time, situation, or purpose ≠ ↑inappropriate appropriate for ▪ clothes appropriate for a job interview appropriate to ▪ an education system which is more… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • quasi-appropriate — adj.; quasi appropriately, adv. * * * …   Universalium

  • appropriate*/*/ — [əˈprəʊpriət] adj suitable for a particular situation Ant: inappropriate This isn t the appropriate time to discuss the problem.[/ex] appropriately adv …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • appropriate — [ə prō′prē āt΄; ] for adj. [, ə prō′prēit] vt. appropriated, appropriating [ME appropriaten < LL appropriatus, pp. of appropriare, to make one s own < L ad , to + proprius, one s own] 1. to take for one s own or exclusive use 2. to take… …   English World dictionary

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