smoothly
adverb see smooth I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Smoothly — Smooth ly, adv. In a smooth manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • smoothly — index diplomatic, readily Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • smoothly — smooth|ly [ˈsmu:ðli] adv 1.) in a steady way, without stopping and starting again ▪ Traffic flowed smoothly. 2.) if a planned event, piece of work etc goes smoothly, there are no problems to spoil it ▪ It ll take about three hours if everything… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • smoothly — smooth|ly [ smuðli ] adverb 1. ) without difficulty, problems, or delays: Her life had not been running smoothly. For work to flow smoothly, proper preparations must be made. 2. ) in a relaxed and confident way that usually persuades people to do …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • smoothly — UK [ˈsmuːðlɪ] / US [ˈsmuðlɪ] adverb 1) without difficulty, problems, or delays Her life had not been running smoothly. For work to flow smoothly, proper preparations must be made. 2) in a relaxed and confident way that usually persuades people to …   English dictionary

  • smoothly — adverb 1 in a smooth way 2 go smoothly if a planned event, piece of work etc goes smoothly, there are no problems to spoil it: It ll take about three hours, if everything goes smoothly …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • smoothly — adverb 1. with no problems or difficulties (Freq. 3) put the plans into effect quickly and smoothly despite of some mishaps, everything went swimmingly • Syn: ↑swimmingly • Derived from adjective: ↑smooth 2. in a smooth and …   Useful english dictionary

  • smoothly — adv. Smoothly is used with these verbs: ↑accelerate, ↑flow, ↑function, ↑go, ↑operate, ↑proceed, ↑progress, ↑roll, ↑run, ↑sail, ↑say, ↑slide, ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • smoothly — smooth ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an even and regular surface; free from projections or indentations. 2) (of a liquid) having an even consistency; without lumps. 3) (of movement) without jerks. 4) without problems or difficulties. 5) charming in a… …   English terms dictionary

  • smoothly — See smoother. * * * …   Universalium

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