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Princeton's WordNet

  1. efficiently, expeditiouslyadverb

    with efficiency; in an efficient manner

    "he functions efficiently"


  1. efficientlyadverb

    In an efficient manner.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Efficientlyadverb

    with effect; effectively

Editors Contribution

  1. efficientlyadverb

    With an efficient manner.

    They worked as one intelligent being efficiently.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 9, 2020  

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  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'efficiently' in Adverbs Frequency: #411

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of efficiently in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of efficiently in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of efficiently in a Sentence

  1. Alan Hammer:

    The pandemic is a problem for poor people and minority people and that's where the money should be spent. But the government's money is not necessarily going to the places it needs to go efficiently, any tenant who has called and said they can't pay the rent, we make deals with anyone, we try to put them in touch with aid. We're not looking to move someone out.

  2. Eric Adams:

    Since May, this administration, on its own, has safely and efficiently provided shelter, health care, education, and a host of other services to more than 11,000 people predominantly from Central and South America who are seeking a better life.

  3. Joe Conlon:

    When disease transmission is going on, you need to kill adult mosquitoes and kill them now—and aerial spray is the best way to do it efficiently.

  4. Ron DeSantis:

    Not only do we think that that would be filling a need, but we also think we can do it quicker and more efficiently than FEMA. And so we've worked really hard to do that.

  5. Holly Shelton:

    By looking at the genetic information of the viruses that are similar to the virus causing the (current) H5N8 outbreak…scientists have determined that there are no signatures in any of the virus genes that indicate this virus would be able to efficiently infect humans.

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