What does readily mean?

Definitions for readilyˈrɛd l i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word readily.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. readily(adverb)

    without much difficulty

    "these snakes can be identified readily"

  2. promptly, readily, pronto(adverb)

    in a punctual manner

    "he did his homework promptly"

Wiktionary

  1. readily(Adverb)

    Without unwillingness or hesitation; showing readiness.

    The suspect readily answered all questions the police officers asked him.

  2. readily(Adverb)

    Without impediment, easily.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Readily(adverb)

    in a ready manner; quickly; promptly

  2. Readily(adverb)

    without delay or objection; without reluctance; willingly; cheerfully

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'readily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3418

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'readily' in Adverbs Frequency: #253

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of readily in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of readily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Santayana:

    Skepticism, like chastity, should not be relinquished too readily.

  2. Thomas Love Peacock:

    Names are changed more readily than doctrines, and doctrines more readily than ceremonies.

  3. Andy Ricker:

    My hope is that people will be more readily accepting of the things that are a little more esoteric.

  4. Niccolo Machiavelli:

    Men are so simple and yield so readily to the desires of the moment that he who will trick will always find another who will suffer to be tricked.

  5. Robert Brook:

    While most people can readily observe and believe that air pollution may cause lung diseases, it is in fact cardiovascular diseases that are the largest adverse health effect of fine particulate matter exposure.

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Translations for readily

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • bereitwilligGerman
  • fácilmente, pronto, en seguidaSpanish
  • auliistiFinnish
  • facilementFrench
  • მონდომებით, დაუბრკოლებლად, მარტივად, ხალისიანად, ადვილად, ხალისითGeorgian
  • 기꺼이, 손쉽게Korean
  • gewillig, vlot, directDutch
  • prontamentePortuguese
  • beredvilligt, lätt, villigtSwedish

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