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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.


  1. efficiently

    Efficiently generally refers to the act of completing tasks in a way that requires the least amount of resources, such as effort, time, or cost. It involves minimal waste, high productivity, competence, and achieving the same results with less inputs.

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. Matt Hancock:

    The good news is that the government in his absence has been functioning very efficiently, very effectively.

  2. Young Kim:

    The Arms Exports Delivery Solutions Act ensures that defense equipment already purchased from the U.S. by Taiwan and other allies in the region are tracked and delivered as efficiently as possible as the Chinese Communist Party eyes further aggression. I will do all I can to ensure the United States remains a leader on the world stage.

  3. Simon Hanks:

    Essentially, it is an extremely efficient heat exchanging system, which will effectively mount on the front of our new engine design and very efficiently cool incoming air of a very high temperature of about a thousand degrees C [Centigrade], to minus 150 degrees C in a fraction of a second; approximately one-hundredth of a second.

  4. Frankie Grande:

    We are out safe. Thank you to @LAFD for getting us up alerting us to the evacuation so early efficiently, my thoughts prayers are with everyone affected by these fires. I pray all our homes families continue to be safe as the fires rage on...

  5. Polish Prime Minister Ewa Kopacz:

    Acting jointly and efficiently in the EU is in our interest.

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