Definitions for easilyˈi zə li, ˈiz li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

eas•i•lyˈi zə li, ˈiz li(adv.)

  1. in an easy manner; with ease; without trouble.

  2. beyond question; by far:

    easily the best.

  3. likely; well:

    He may easily change his mind.

Origin of easily:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. easily, easy(adverb)

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

    "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; "success came too easy"

  2. easily(adverb)

    without question

    "easily the best book she's written"

  3. well, easily(adverb)

    indicating high probability; in all likelihood

    "I might well do it"; "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"; "you may well need your umbrella"; "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. easily(adverb)ˈi zə li, ˈiz li

    without difficulty

    The window can be easily opened.; a theory that cannot be explained easily

  2. easilyˈi zə li, ˈiz li

    indicates sth is likely

    He could easily have ended up in prison.

  3. easilyˈi zə li, ˈiz li

    certainly, without doubt

    It's easily the top-selling MP3 player in the world.


  1. easily(Adverb)

    Comfortably, without discomfort or anxiety.

  2. easily(Adverb)

    Without difficulty.

  3. easily(Adverb)

    Absolutely, without question

Webster Dictionary

  1. Easily(adverb)

    with ease; without difficulty or much effort; as, this task may be easily performed; that event might have been easily foreseen

  2. Easily(adverb)

    without pain, anxiety, or disturbance; as, to pass life well and easily

  3. Easily(adverb)

    readily; without reluctance; willingly

  4. Easily(adverb)

    smoothly; quietly; gently; gracefully; without /umult or discord

  5. Easily(adverb)

    without shaking or jolting; commodiously; as, a carriage moves easily

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'easily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1019

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'easily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1402

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'easily' in Adverbs Frequency: #101

Anagrams of easily

  1. Yalies

Translations for easily

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


without difficulty

She won the race easily.

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