quickly Definition

  • 1at a fast speed; rapidly
  • 2in a short time; without delay

Using quickly: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "quickly" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She quickly finished her homework and went to bed.

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    The fire spread quickly through the dry grass.

  • Example

    He quickly realized his mistake and apologized.

  • Example

    I need to find a solution quickly.

quickly Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for quickly

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Phrases with quickly

  • as fast as one can


    Please finish your work as quickly as possible.

  • without difficulty or effort


    With this new software, you can create professional designs quickly and easily.

  • developing or changing rapidly into something


    The small town is quickly becoming a popular tourist destination.


Summary: quickly in Brief

'Quickly' [ˈkwɪkli] means at a fast speed or in a short time. It is often used to describe actions that are done without delay, such as 'She quickly finished her homework and went to bed.' 'Quickly' can also be used in phrases like 'as quickly as possible' and 'quickly becoming,' which denote speed and rapid development.

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