Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. In a prompt, timely manner; promptly.
  • adv. In a cooperative manner; willingly.
  • adv. In a manner indicating or connoting ease; easily.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. Without unwillingness or hesitation; showing readiness.
  • adv. Without impediment, easily.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a ready manner; quickly; promptly.
  • adv. Without delay or objection; without reluctance; willingly; cheerfully.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a ready manner; with facility; quickly; speedily; promptly; easily.
  • With readiness or alacrity; without delay or objection; willingly.
  • Just now; at once.
  • Synonyms See ready.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in a punctual manner
  • adv. without much difficulty

Etymologies

ready +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

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