Definition of 'readily'
Video: pronunciation of 'readily'
Example sentences containing 'readily'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
The report also said that readily available malicious code kits made it easy for relatively inexperienced hackers to mount attacks. Computing (2010)If you love sport, it can be easy to take for granted how readily accessible it is. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was readily apparent how much more prosperous this town was than others. Times, Sunday Times (2009) People who laugh readily get well quicker. Christianity Today (2000)With this team that is not so readily available. The Sun (2008)But he also agreed readily with my contention that such heady episodes have been a millstone. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is astonishing that something so readily available is so potent. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Nor was a wide range of music readily accessible. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Exactly what he was looking forward to was readily apparent. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Less readily acknowledged are the social and emotional problems that ageing can bring. Introduction to Social Administration in Britain (1990)So much readily available to the young. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is the only readily accessible form of gambling in a country where casinos are banned. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But he readily acknowledges how this shaped his competitive life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Their closeness as they decamp to a nearby café on the day of the show is readily apparent. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They are readily available legal highs. The Sun (2015)He readily understands why so many Spanish families have felt impelled to search for their dead. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This revival of ancient architecture and interior styles was also readily adopted by America. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)It's something that is readily available and is cheap. The Sun (2014)Orange tips prefer damp habitats such as streams and rivers, but they also readily visit gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In my position you can readily understand that it is unwise to place one's self under obligations. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (1892)We have made hundreds of experiments here, and you will readily understand that there has been no time to waste. SIGNOR MARCONI'S MAGIC BOX: The invention that sparked the radio revolution (2003)Two parents are better than one ( something readily accepted by most single mums). Times, Sunday Times (2014)I was afraid to share them as readily and easily as I do today. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'readily'
Very Common. readily is one of the 4000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'readily'
British English: readily /ˈrɛdɪlɪ/ ADVERB
If you do something readily, you do it willingly.
When I was invited to the party, I readily accepted.
- American English: readily
- Arabic: عَلَى اِسْتِعْداد
- Brazilian Portuguese: prontamente
- Chinese: 乐意地
- Croatian: spremno
- Czech: ochotně
- Danish: beredvilligt
- Dutch: graag
- European Spanish: prontamente
- Finnish: helposti
- French: facilement
- German: bereitwillig
- Greek: πρόθυμα
- Italian: volentieri
- Japanese: すぐに
- Korean: 즉시
- Norwegian: villig
- Polish: chętnie
- European Portuguese: prontamente
- Romanian: cu dragă inimă
- Russian: охотно
- Spanish: prontamente
- Swedish: beredvillig
- Thai: อย่างไม่ลังเล
- Turkish: hazır bir şekilde
- Ukrainian: охоче
- Vietnamese: sẵn sàng
Definition of readily from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
Audrey Brow, Unicorn Farts & Space Grease: June’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this June with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.