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Meaning of EASY

Pronunciation:  'eezee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  with ease; "she was easily excited"; "was easily confused"; "he won easily"; "this china breaks very easily"; (`easy' is used informally for `easily' as in"success came too easy")
  2. [adv]  (informal) in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
  3. [adv]  without speed; "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly' as in"please go slow; I want to see the sights")
  4. [adj]  (economics) plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by; "easy money"
  5. [adj]  (economics) less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; "commodities are easy this quarter"
  6. [adj]  casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
  7. [adj]  affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
  8. [adj]  not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"
  9. [adj]  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"
  10. [adj]  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 child faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
  11. [adj]  performing adroitly and without effort; "her easy grace"; "a facile hand"
  12. [adj]  marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"
  13. [adj]  readily exploited or tricked; "an easy mark"; "an easy victim"
  14. [adj]  not harsh; causing little distress; "an easy penalty"
  15. [adj]  having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
  16. [adj]  not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"
  17. [adj]  affording pleasure; "easy good looks"
  18. [adj]  in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; "they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standards"; "easy living"; "a prosperous family"; "his family is well-situated financially"; "well-to-do members of the community"
 

EASY is a 4 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: abundant, at ease, available, casual, comfortable, comfy, cushy, easily, easygoing, effortless, elementary, facile, gentle, gradual, hands-down, leisurely, lenient, light, loose, painless, pleasing, promiscuous, prosperous, rich, simple, simplified, slow, slowly, sluttish, smooth, soft, soft, tardily, unchaste, uncomplicated, undemanding, unhurried, unproblematic, user-friendly, wanton, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do
 
 Antonyms: apace, chop-chop, difficult, hard, quickly, rapidly, speedily, uneasy
 
 See Also: relaxed

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Eas"y\, a. [Compar. {Easier}; superl. {Easiest}.] [OF.
aisi['e], F. ais['e], prop. p. p. of OF. aisier. See {Ease},
v. t.]
1. At ease; free from pain, trouble, or constraint; as:
   (a) Free from pain, distress, toil, exertion, and the
       like; quiet; as, the patient is easy.
   (b) Free from care, responsibility, discontent, and the
       like; not anxious; tranquil; as, an easy mind.
   (c) Free from constraint, harshness, or formality;
       unconstrained; smooth; as, easy manners; an easy
       style. ``The easy vigor of a line.'' --Pope.

2. Not causing, or attended with, pain or disquiet, or much
   exertion; affording ease or rest; as, an easy carriage; a
   ship having an easy motion; easy movements, as in dancing.
   ``Easy ways to die.'' --Shak.

3. Not difficult; requiring little labor or effort; slight;
   inconsiderable; as, an easy task; an easy victory.

         It were an easy leap.                 --Shak.

4. Causing ease; giving freedom from care or labor;
   furnishing comfort; commodious; as, easy circumstances; an
   easy chair or cushion.

5. Not making resistance or showing unwillingness; tractable;
   yielding; complying; ready.

         He gained their easy hearts.          --Dryden.

         He is too tyrannical to be an easy monarch. --Sir W.
                                               Scott.

6. Moderate; sparing; frugal. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

7. (Com.) Not straitened as to money matters; as, the market
   is easy; -- opposed to {tight}.

{Honors are easy} (Card Playing), said when each side has an
   equal number of honors, in which case they are not counted
   as points.

Syn: Quiet; comfortable; manageable; tranquil; calm; facile;
     unconcerned.

 
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