efficiently

adverb ef·fi·cient·ly \ i-ˈfi-shənt-lē \

Definition of efficiently

: in an efficient manner : with success, competence, or adequate effect
  • working/operating efficiently
  • finding ways to use fuel more efficiently
  • Service is efficiently friendly, and the waitstaff knows the menu inside out.
  • —Harvey Steiman
  • At higher elevations, lower air pressure makes it tough for the human body to use oxygen as efficiently as normal.
  • —Dennis Coello

First Known Use of efficiently

1775

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