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Definitions for readily
ˈrɛd l iread·i·ly
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word readily.
without much difficulty
"these snakes can be identified readily"
promptly, readily, prontoadverb
in a punctual manner
"he did his homework promptly"
Without unwillingness or hesitation; showing readiness.
The suspect readily answered all questions the police officers asked him.
Without impediment, easily.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Expeditely; with little hinderance or delay.
Etymology: from ready.
My tongue obey’d, and readily could name
Whate’er I saw. John Milton.
Those very things, which are declined as impossible, are readily practicable in a case of extreme necessity. South.
I readily grant, that one truth cannot contradict another. John Locke.
Every one sometime or other dreams that he is reading papers, in which case the invention prompts so readily, that the mind is imposed upon. Joseph Addison, Spectator, №. 487.
in a ready manner; quickly; promptly
without delay or objection; without reluctance; willingly; cheerfully
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'readily' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3418
Rank popularity for the word 'readily' in Adverbs Frequency: #253
The numerical value of readily in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of readily in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of readily in a Sentence
I don't think anybody expects a single outcome that all of a sudden readily resolves all these difficult issues, we're looking to try to use these venues to make incremental progress toward the objective that we all seek.
The swindler readily cheats the covetous man. #StockMarket
Initially this was because routine testing was not readily available for patients who were diagnosed with [COVID-19], and also, when patients were having more life-threatening complications, they weren’t paying much attention to whether their hearing was reduced or whether they had tinnitus.
When I used HAL, there were people who came from all over the country to use the equipment, i would like this kind of technology to be more readily available.
Peace for any prolonged period of time is impossible. Humans have a natural thirst for chaos and war is the most readily available form of chaos.
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