1. [ adverb ] with ease
Synonyms: easy

"she was easily excited" "was easily confused" "he won easily" "this china breaks very easily" (`easy' is used informally for `easily' as in "success came too easy")

Related terms: colloquialism easy easy
2. [ adverb ] without question

"easily the best book she's written"

3. [ adverb ] indicating high probability; in all likelihood
Synonyms: well

"I might well do it" "a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster" "you may well need your umbrella" "he could equally well be trying to deceive us"

Similar spelling:   easel