Definition of the word Easy

Definition of the word Easy: 


eas·y  (z)

adj. eas·i·er, eas·i·est

1. Capable of being accomplished or acquired with ease; posing no difficulty: an easy victory; an easy problem.

2. Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding: took the easy way out of her problems; wasn’t satisfied with easy answers.

3. Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain: My mind was easy, knowing that I had done my best.


a. Affording comfort or relief; soothing: soft light that was easy on the eyes.

b. Prosperous; well-off: easy living; easy circumstances.

5. Causing little hardship or distress: an easy penalty; a habit that isn’t easy to give up.

6. Socially at ease: an easy, good-natured manner.


a. Relaxed in attitude; easygoing: an easy disposition.

b. Not strict or severe; lenient: an easy teacher; easy standards.

8. Readily exploited, imposed on, or tricked: an easy mark; an easy victim.


a. Not hurried or forced; moderate: an easy pace; an easy walk around the block.

b. Light; gentle: an easy tap on the shoulder.

10. Not steep or abrupt; gradual: an easy climb.

11. Economics

a. Less in demand and therefore readily obtainable: Commodities are easier this quarter.

b. Plentiful and therefore at low interest rates: easy money.

12. Promiscuous; loose.


1. Without haste or agitation: Relax and take it easy for a while.

2. With little effort; easily: success that came too easy.

3. In a restrained or moderate manner: Go easy on the butter.

4. Without much hardship or cost: got off easy with only a small fine.


easy as pie Informal

Capable of being accomplished or done with no difficulty.

[Middle English esi, from Old French aaisie, past participle of aaisier, to put at ease : a-, to (from Latin ad-, ad-) + aise, ease; see ease.]

easi·ness n.

Synonyms: easy, simple, facile, effortless
These adjectives mean requiring little effort or posing little if any difficulty.


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