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adverb read·i·ly \ˈre-də-lē\

: quickly and easily

: in a way that shows you are willing to do something : without hesitation or complaint

Full Definition of READILY

:  in a ready manner: as
a :  without hesitating :  willingly <readily accepted advice>
b :  without much difficulty :  easily <for reasons that anyone could readily understand>

Examples of READILY

  1. simple instructions that anyone can readily understand
  2. He readily agreed to help us.

First Known Use of READILY

14th century

Rhymes with READILY

READILY Defined for Kids


adverb read·i·ly \ˈre-də-lē\

Definition of READILY for Kids

:  quickly and easily <The lid readily came off.>
:  without hesitation or complaint <He readily agreed to help.>


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