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eas·i·ly / ˈēz(ə)lē/ • adv. 1. without difficulty or effort: he climbed the mountain easily. ∎  in a relaxed manner: he shrugged easily. ∎  more quickly or frequently than is usual: they get bored easily.2. without doubt; by far: English is easily the reigning language in the financial world. ∎  very probably: events that could easily become stodgy and predictable.