smoothly Definition

  • 1in a way that is without problems or difficulties
  • 2in a way that is gentle and flowing

Using smoothly: Examples

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

  • Example

    The project is progressing smoothly.

  • Example

    The car runs smoothly on the highway.

  • Example

    The conversation flowed smoothly between them.

  • Example

    She danced smoothly across the stage.

smoothly Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for smoothly

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Summary: smoothly in Brief

The adverb 'smoothly' [ˈsmuːðli] describes something that is done without problems or difficulties, or in a gentle and flowing manner. It can be used to describe the progress of a project, the movement of a car, the flow of a conversation, or the gracefulness of a dance. Synonyms include 'easily' and 'gracefully,' while antonyms include 'roughly' and 'disruptively.'

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