Definition of


  1. (adv, all) indicating high probability; in all likelihood
    a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster
    you may well need your umbrella
    he could equally well be trying to deceive us
  2. (adv, all) without question
  3. (adv, all) with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
    was easily confused
    he won easily
    this china breaks very easily
    success came too easy

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Easily

easy, well

Origin of the word Easily

  1. c.1300, from easy + -ly (2). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Easily

e. coli, eagle, easel, easy lay, echolalia, egg cell, eggshell, equal, equally, excel, exhale, exile, ezechiel, ezekiel

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