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adverb eas·i·ly \ˈēz-lē, ˈē-zə-\

Definition of easily

  1. 1 :  in an easy manner :  without difficulty won easily

  2. 2a :  without question :  by far was easily the best meal I've ever hadb :  at the minimum :  at least costs easily twice as much

  3. 3 :  well 10b it could easily have been me

Examples of easily in a Sentence

  1. These ingredients are easily obtained.

  2. I'm too heavy to be carried easily.

13th Century

First Known Use of easily

13th century


EASILY Defined for English Language Learners

easily

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adverb

Definition of easily for English Language Learners

  • : in an easy manner : without difficulty

  • : by a great extent or degree : by far


EASILY Defined for Kids

easily

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adverb eas·i·ly \ˈē-zə-lē, ˈēz-lē\

Definition of easily for Students

  1. 1 :  without difficulty I won the race easily.

  2. 2 :  without doubt :  by far You're easily the best person for the job.



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