When you make possible plans to meet but aren't 100 percent sure yet and have to firm up those plans later, this is an example of a time when you tentatively plan to meet.
(comparative more tentatively, superlative most tentatively)
- Of, or having to do with being tentative.
tentative + -ly
Variant of tentative
- made, done, proposed, etc. experimentally or provisionally; not definite or final: tentative plans, a tentative explanation
- indicating timidity, hesitancy, or uncertainty: a tentative caress
Origin of tentativeLate Latin tentativus ; from past participle of Classical Latin tentare, to touch, try: see tent