Definition of easily in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈēz(ə)lē/


1Without difficulty or effort: he climbed the mountain easily the area is easily accessible by road
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  • This keeps this information together and easily accessible with minimal effort and time.
  • She said these areas if developed and easily accessible would surpass in its attraction any known tourist spot in the state.
  • The disused railway line makes the bog and surrounding areas easily accessible from both ends.
effortlessly, comfortably, simply;
with ease, without difficulty, without a hitch, smoothly;
skillfully, deftly, smartly
informal no sweat, hands down
1.1In a relaxed manner: he shrugged easily
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  • Even in a telephone interview from the US, Schuur talks in a familiar manner and confides easily.
  • Remarkably calm and reminding him of himself, she just shrugged and responded easily.
  • She shrugged easily, as if she was mostly over the hurt, but now had the maturity to enjoy her memories.
1.2More quickly or frequently than is usual: they get bored easily
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  • I'm just one of that new brand of consumer - the one with a very short attention span, who bores quickly and easily.
  • Fibreglass was commonly used in public sculptures some years ago but it was found to break easily and colours faded quickly on it.
  • I blush very, very, very easily, frequently for literally no reason.
2Without doubt; by far: English is easily the reigning language in the financial world
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  • The number of busts for hard drugs within the British army has doubled in two years and now easily exceeds positive tests for cannabis.
  • In modern politics style is substance, manner is meaning, and a look is easily worth a thousand words.
  • What happened there last week was easily the gravest event since the group's attack in New York.
2.1Very probably: events that could easily become stodgy and predictable
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  • These were several sentences providing significant insight into future events that could easily have been missed.
  • Events could easily overtake the proposed policies displayed in its pages.
  • Apparently, signals can easily crisscross and become confused.
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