from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb In an easy manner; with ease.
  • adverb Without question; certainly.
  • adverb In all likelihood; well.
  • adverb Very quickly or readily.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an easy manner; with ease; without difficulty, pain, labor, anxiety, etc.; smoothly; quietly; tranquilly: as, a task easily performed; an event easily foreseen; to pass life easily; the carriage moves easily.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb With ease; without difficulty or much effort
  • adverb Without pain, anxiety, or disturbance.
  • adverb Readily; without reluctance; willingly.
  • adverb Smoothly; quietly; gently; gracefully; without �umult or discord.
  • adverb Without shaking or jolting; commodiously.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb Comfortably, without discomfort or anxiety.
  • adverb Without difficulty.
  • adverb colloquial, not comparable Absolutely, without question

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

  • adverb indicating high probability; in all likelihood
  • adverb with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
  • adverb without question


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