: in relation to an exemplar
a : conformably to or in respect to an ideal : perfectly
b : for best results <ideally, the counselor should vary his techniques for each applicant — T. M. Martinez>
c : in accordance with an ideal or typical standard : classically
Examples of IDEALLY
- His skills made him ideally suited for the job.
- They were ideally suited to one another.
- The ski slope was situated ideally.
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