easily

easily

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English

Etymology

From Middle English esiliche, equivalent to easy +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈiːzɪli/
  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈiː.zə.liː/, /ˈiː.zɪ.liː/

Adverb

easily (comparative easilier or more easily, superlative easiliest or most easily)

  1. Comfortably, without discomfort or anxiety.
  2. Without difficulty.
    • Carried somehow, somewhither, for some reason, on these surging floods, were these travelers, of errand not wholly obvious to their fellows, yet of such sort as to call into query alike the nature of their errand and their own relations. It is easily earned repetition to state that Josephine St. Auban's was a presence not to be concealed.
  3. (colloquial, not comparable) Absolutely, without question.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Yalies

Middle English

Adverb

easily

  1. Alternative form of esiliche

References

  • “esili (adv.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 6 August 2018.

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