Definitions for easy

Definitions for (adj) easy

Main entry: easy

Definition: obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally

Usage: easy money

Main entry: easy

Definition: less in demand and therefore readily obtainable

Usage: commodities are easy this quarter

Main entry: easy, promiscuous, light, loose, wanton, sluttish

Definition: casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior

Usage: her easy virtue; he was told to avoid loose (or light) women; wanton behavior

Main entry: easy

Definition: affording comfort

Usage: soft light that was easy on the eyes

Main entry: easy

Definition: posing no difficulty; requiring little effort

Usage: 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

Main entry: easy

Definition: free from worry or anxiety

Usage: 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

Main entry: easy, gentle

Definition: marked by moderate steepness

Usage: an easy climb; a gentle slope

Main entry: easy, gentle, soft

Definition: having little impact

Usage: an easy pat on the shoulder; gentle rain; a gentle breeze; a soft (or light) tapping at the window

Main entry: easy, easygoing, leisurely

Definition: not hurried or forced

Usage: an easy walk around the block; at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

Main entry: easy

Definition: affording pleasure

Usage: easy good looks

Main entry: prosperous, easy, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do, comfortable

Definition: in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich

Usage: 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

Main entry: easy

Definition: readily exploited or tricked

Usage: an easy victim; an easy mark

Definitions for (adv) easy

Main entry: easily, easy

Definition: with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')

Usage: she was easily excited; was easily confused; he won easily; this china breaks very easily; success came too easy

Main entry: easy, soft

Definition: in a relaxed manner; or without hardship

Usage: just wanted to take it easy (`soft' is nonstandard)

Main entry: easy, tardily, slow, slowly

Definition: without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')

Usage: he spoke slowly; go easy here--the road is slippery; glaciers move tardily; please go slow so I can see the sights

Visual thesaurus for easy