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easy meaning and definition

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EASY adjective

Definition of easy (adjective)

  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"
    • antonym: difficult
  2. not hurried or forced
    • "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"
    • synonyms: easygoing, leisurely
  3. free from worry or anxiety
    • "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner"; "by the time the chsild faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
    • antonym: uneasy
  4. affording pleasure
    • "easy good looks"
  5. having little impact
    • "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
    • synonyms: gentle, soft
  6. readily exploited or tricked
    • "an easy victim"; "an easy mark"
  7. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
  8. marked by moderate steepness
    • "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"
    • synonyms: gentle
  9. affording comfort
    • "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
  10. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
  11. less in demand and therefore readily obtainable
    • "commodities are easy this quarter"
  12. obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
    • "easy money"

EASY adverb

Definition of easy (adverb)

  1. with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
    • "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; "success came too easy"
    • synonyms: easily
  2. without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
    • "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
    • synonyms: slow, slowly, tardily
    • antonym: apace
  3. in a relaxed manner; or without hardship
    • "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
    • synonyms: soft
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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