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Adjective: easy (easier,easiest)  ee-zee
  1. Posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
    "an easy job"; "an easy problem"; "an easy victory"; "the house is easy to heat"; "satisfied with easy answers"; "took the easy way out of his dilemma"
     
  2. Not hurried or forced
    "an easy walk around the block";
    - easygoing, leisurely
     
  3. Free from worry or anxiety
    "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner"
     
  4. Affording pleasure
    "easy good looks"
     
  5. Having little impact
    "an easy pat on the shoulder";
    - gentle, soft
     
  6. Readily exploited or tricked
    "an easy victim"; "an easy mark"
     
  7. In fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
    "easy living";
    - comfortable, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do
     
  8. Marked by moderate steepness
    "an easy climb";
    - gentle
     
  9. Affording comfort
    "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
     
  10. Casual and unrestrained in sexual behaviour
    "her easy virtue";
    - light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton, tarty, slutty
     
  11. (economics) less in demand and therefore readily obtainable
    "commodities are easy this quarter"
     
  12. (economics) obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
    "easy money"
Adverb: easy  ee-zee
  1. With ease ('easy' is sometimes used informally for 'easily')
    "success came too easy";
    - easily
     
  2. With low speed
    "go easy here--the road is slippery";
    - slowly, slow, tardily
     
  3. In a relaxed manner; or without hardship
    "just wanted to take it easy";
    - soft

Derived forms: easier, easiest

See also: abundant, available, casual, clean, comfortable, comfy, cushy, ease, easiness, easygoing, effortless, elementary, gradual, hands-down, impressible, impressionable, light, painless, pleasing, relaxed, rich, simple, simpleness, simplicity, simplified, smooth, soft, unchaste, uncomplicated, undemanding, unhurried, unproblematic, user-friendly, waxy

Antonym: difficult, uneasy

Encyclopedia: Easy