Easily - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːzəli|  American pronunciation of the word easily
Brit.  |ˈiːzɪli|  British pronunciation of the word easily

adverb

- with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')(syn: easy)

she was easily excited
was easily confused
he won easily
this china breaks very easily

- without question

easily the best book she's written

- indicating high probability; in all likelihood(syn: well)

a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster

Examples

These ingredients are easily obtained.

I'm too heavy to be carried easily.

They won quite easily.

We found the house easily enough.

The castle is easily accessible by road.

It's easily recognised by its bright blue tail feathers.

His son grinned easily back at him.

easily the best book she's written

a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster

He put the note where she could easily see it.

Knew from the start of the game that he would win easily

The system allows you to transfer data easily from one computer to another.

The disease is easily transmitted from person to person.

The saw easily cuts through metal.

Success came easily to him.

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