4 Letters
3 Consonants
1 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use ably as a adverb in a sentence.
About Ably
A 2 syllables adverb and 4 letters with the letters a, b, l, and y, 3 consonants, 1 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letters bl. Ably starts with a vowel and ends in a consonant with the starting letters a, ab, abl, and the ending characters are y, ly, bly, ..
In a competent capable manner; "they worked competently"
Middle English
School Grade
Ably is set as a grade eight word that starts with a, ends with y, 2 syllables, 1 vowels and 4 letters.
Is ably a scrabble word? A 9 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Ably in Pig Latin is said as "ablyay or ablyway".
a | b | l | y
ab | bl | ly
abl | bly
Word Gram

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Ably"

There are 69 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to ably.

Ablyin a competent capable manner
"they worked competently"
Adequatelyin an adequate manner
Adroitlyin an adroit manner
"he handled the situation adroitly"
Agilelyin a nimble or agile manner
with quickness and lightness and ease
"nimbly scaling an iron gate"- Charles Dickens
"leaped agilely from roof to roof"
more than adequately
"the evidence amply (or fully) confirms our suspicions"
"they were fully (or amply) fed"
Aptlyin a competent capable manner
"they worked competently"
Artfullyin an artful manner
"her foot pointed artfully toward tapering toes"
Artisticallyin an artistic manner
"it was artistically decorated"
Brilliantlyin an extremely intelligent way
"he solved the problem brilliantly"

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There are 2 words that have the opposite meaning of ably.

Displaying Incompetence
Incompetentlyin an incompetent manner
"he did the job rather incompetently"


There are 1 anagrams from ably.

Anagram Definition
Ablyin a competent capable manner
"they worked competently"

View English words with the unique letters used in ably. Words With The Letters Ably


5 pertainyms available for the word ably

Word Definition
Able(usually followed by `to'') having the necessary means or skill or know-how or authority to do something;
"able to swim";
"she was able to program her computer";
"we were at last able to buy a car";
"able to get a grant for the project"
Aptbeing of striking appropriateness and pertinence;
"the successful copywriter is a master of apposite and evocative verbal images";
"an apt reply"
Capablehaving the requisite qualities for;
"equal to the task";
"the work isn''t up to the standard I require"
Clevershowing inventiveness and skill;
"a clever gadget";
"the cunning maneuvers leading to his success";
"an ingenious solution to the problem"
Competentadequate for the purpose;
"a competent performance"

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word ably.

Is ably a scrabble word or can you use ably in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 27231 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 31931 games. This 4 letter 9 point scrabble word can be rearranged 24 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, b, l, and y? There's 6 with 6 letters or less with the letters a, b, l, and y. Here is a list of 6 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Layby (5 letters) 13 +4 13 +3 layby
Lay By (6 letters)
Abyla (5 letters) 10 +1 11 +1 abyla
Blabby (6 letters) 15 +6 18 +8 blabby
Ably (4 letters) 9 10 ably
Lay By (6 letters)


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