Readily - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈredɪli|  American pronunciation of the word readily
Brit.  |ˈrɛdɪli|  British pronunciation of the word readily

adverb

- without much difficulty

these snakes can be identified readily

- in a punctual manner (syn: promptly, pronto)

Examples

simple instructions that anyone can readily understand

He readily agreed to help us.

He readily adopted her suggestion.

An allusion will readily be understood.

Boats are readily available to visitors.

The information is readily accessible on the Internet.

Jack readily agreed to help.

these snakes can be identified readily

The drug is readily available in Europe.

They readily acknowledged their mistake.

...he's the type of cad who readily bad-mouths every girl who's ever dumped him...

...the complicacy of the theory of relativity is such that it cannot be reduced to a few words that are readily comprehensible to the layman...

...there are corrigible lapses in the author's grammar, but nothing that a good editor cannot readily fix...

...an accommodating waiter who readily honored our request to make substitutions in our order...

...the chambered nautilus is readily identified by its involute seashell...

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