Synonyms and Antonyms of readily
1 by choice or preference <she would readily give up piano lessons for a season ticket at her local ski area> Synonyms fain, first, preferably, rather, soon, willinglyRelated Words alternately, alternatively, either, instead; electively, optionally; desirably, gladly, wishfully; obligingly, voluntarilyNear Antonyms reluctantly; forcibly, willy-nillyAntonyms involuntarily, unwillingly
2 without difficulty <always gives directions that are readily understood> Synonyms easy, effortlessly, facilely, fluently, freely, handily, hands down, lightly, painlessly, easily, smoothly, wellRelated Words ably, adeptly, adroitly, competently, deftly, dexterously, efficiently, expertly, masterfully, proficiently, skillfully; instinctively, intuitively, naturally, spontaneouslyNear Antonyms awkwardly, clumsily, gracelessly, ham-handedly, ineptly, maladroitly, unskillfully; meticulously, painfully, painstakingly, thoroughly; assiduously, diligently, indefatigably, industriously, intensely, intently, mightily, sedulously, tirelesslyAntonyms arduously, hardly, laboriously, strenuously
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