What does Easily mean?
Definitions for Easily
ˈi zə li, ˈiz lieas·i·ly
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Easily.
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"
"easily the best book she's written"
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"
Comfortably, without discomfort or anxiety.
Absolutely, without question
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from easy.
Those move swiftly, and at great distance; but they require a medium well disposed, and their transmission is easily stopped. Francis Bacon, Natural History, №. 647.
She ask’d the reason of his woe;
She ask’d, but with an air and mien,
That made it easily foreseen
She fear’d too much to know. Matthew Prior.
Is it not to bid defiance to all mankind to condemn their universal opinions and designs, if, instead of passing your life as well and easily, you resolve to pass it as ill and as miserable as you can? William Temple.
I can easily resign to others the praise of your illustrious family. John Dryden, State of Innocence. Dedic. to.
Not soon provok’d, she easily forgives;
And much she suffers, as she much believes. Matthew Prior.
with ease; without difficulty or much effort; as, this task may be easily performed; that event might have been easily foreseen
without pain, anxiety, or disturbance; as, to pass life well and easily
readily; without reluctance; willingly
smoothly; quietly; gently; gracefully; without /umult or discord
without shaking or jolting; commodiously; as, a carriage moves easily
Etymology: [From Easy.]
In an easy manner.
He loved his sport and easily achieved his goals and aspirations.
Submitted by MaryC on June 11, 2015
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Easily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1019
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Easily' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1402
Rank popularity for the word 'Easily' in Adverbs Frequency: #101
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The numerical value of Easily in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Easily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of Easily in a Sentence
If they fixed the laws you wouldn't have that. People are coming up, they're running through the Rio Grande, they can change it very easily so people don't come up, and people won't get killed.
The Ukrainian army has become a much more formidable force, and there will be a lot of fighting and civil resistance, the people will not give in easily.
Another deadly threat lies in the wake of Winston - the presence of Zika virus in Tonga could spread easily in a response situation.
I think now he needs to answer that question, and he can simply say, 'I looked at the evidence, and I was wrong.' But he doesn't say that very easily.
The consensus is that if Sanders is the Democratic nominee, President Trump, in a one-to-one battle, could beat him easily in November elections.
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Translations for Easily
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- несъмнено, безспорно, лесноBulgarian
- fàcilmentCatalan, Valencian
- lehce, jednoduše, snadnoCzech
- erraz, aiseBasque
- helposti, ilman muuta, kiistattaFinnish
- հեշտորեն, հեշտությամբ, հեշտ, հանգիստ, անկասկածArmenian
- facilmente, agevolmenteItalian
- faciliter, facileLatin
- sem dúvida, facilmentePortuguese
- lako, лакоSerbo-Croatian
- kolaylıkla, kolaycaTurkish
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