American English

Definition of easily adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1without problems or difficulty I can easily finish it tonight. The museum is easily accessible by car. Learning languages doesn't come easily to him.
  2. 2very probably; very likely Are you sure you locked the gate? You could easily have forgotten. The situation might all too easily have become a disaster.
  3. 3easily the best, nicest, etc. without doubt; definitely It's easily the best play I've seen this year. She is easily the most experienced teacher in the school.
  4. 4quickly; more quickly than is usual I get bored easily. He's easily distracted.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: easily