easily

[ee-zuh-lee, eez-lee]
adverb
1.
in an easy manner; with ease; without trouble: The traffic moved along easily.
2.
beyond question; by far: easily the best.
3.
likely; well: He may easily change his mind.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English esily. See easy, -ly

overeasily, adverb


2. certainly, surely, clearly, plainly.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To easily
Collins
World English Dictionary
easily (ˈiːzɪlɪ)
 
adv
1.  with ease; without difficulty or exertion
2.  by far; beyond question; undoubtedly: he is easily the best in the contest
3.  probably; almost certainly: he may easily come first
 

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

easily
c.1300, from easy + -ly (2).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
American Heritage
Idioms & Phrases

easily

see breathe easy (easily); easier (more easily) said than done.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
Cite This Source
Example sentences
The more commonly known manta ray is smaller and more easily seen, usually
  staying near coasts.
It's always fun when everyday life tosses up an easily identifiable piece of
  evolutionary biology.
People who are not used to brands flit easily from one to another.
The genetic deficiencies from each parent's lineage were easily overcome by the
  strengths of the other.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature