• (RP) IPA: /ˈiːzɪli/
  • (British, America) IPA: /ˈiː.zə.liː/, /ˈiː.zɪ.liː/

easily (comparative easilier, superlative easiliest)

  1. Comfortably, without discomfort or anxiety.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene. […], London: Printed [by John Wolfe] for VVilliam Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938 ↗, book II, canto XI:
      Eftsoones she causd him vp to be conuayd, / And of his armes despoyled easily {{...}
  2. Without difficulty.
    Individuals without a family network are easily controlled.
    • 1910, Emerson Hough, chapter II, in The Purchase Price: Or The Cause of Compromise, Indianapolis, Ind.: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, OCLC 639762314 ↗, page 0147 ↗:
      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.
    This is easily the best meal I have eaten.
  • Portuguese: tranquilamente
  • Russian: свобо́дно
Translations Translations
  • French: facilement
  • Portuguese: sem dúvida
  • Russian: легко́

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