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

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

overeasily, adverb

2. certainly, surely, clearly, plainly.
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easily (ˈiːzɪlɪ)
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

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Word Origin & History

c.1300, from easy + -ly (2).
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Idioms & Phrases


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.
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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.
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