HyperDic: easy

English > 15 senses of the word easy:
ADJECTIVEalleasyposing no difficulty
alleasy, easygoing, leisurelynot hurried or forced
alleasyfree from worry or anxiety
alleasyaffording pleasure
alleasy, gentle, softhaving little impact
alleasyreadily exploited or tricked
alleasy, comfortable, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-doin fortunate circumstances financially
alleasy, gentlemarked by moderate steepness
alleasyaffording comfort
alleasy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wantoncasual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
alleasyless in demand and therefore / therefore readily obtainable
alleasyobtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
ADVERBalleasy, easilywith ease / ease / ease / ease ('easy' is sometimes used informally for 'easily')
alleasy, slowly, slow, tardilywithout speed ('slow' is sometimes used informally for 'slowly')
alleasy, softin a relaxed manner
easy > pronunciation
Soundsiy'ziy
RhymesAnasazi ... z / Z: 56 rhymes with ziy...
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 1
Meaningposing no difficulty; requiring little effort.
Examples
  • "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"
Attribute ofease, easiness, simplicity, simplenessfreedom from difficulty / difficulty or hardship / hardship or effort
Narrowercasual, effortlessnot showing effort or strain
cleanWithout difficulties or problems
cushy, soft, easygoingnot burdensome or demanding
elementary, simple, uncomplicated, unproblematicEasy and not involved or complicated
hands-downachieved without great effort
painlessrequiring little hard work or exertion
smoothlacking obstructions or difficulties
user-friendlyEasy to use
See alsoeffortlessrequiring or apparently requiring no effort
simpleHaving few parts
softCompassionate and kind
undemandingrequiring little if any patience or effort or skill
Oppositedifficult, hardnot easy
Spanishfácil
Catalanfàcil
Nounseasinessfreedom from difficulty / difficulty or hardship / hardship or effort
Adverbseasilywith ease / ease / ease / ease ('easy' is sometimes used informally for 'easily')
easyin a relaxed manner
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 2
Meaningnot hurried or forced.
Examples
  • "an easy walk around the block"
  • "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"
Synonymseasygoing, leisurely
BroaderunhurriedRelaxed and leisurely
Spanishapacible, plácido, sosegado, tranquilo
Catalanassossegat, plàcid, tranquil
Nounseasinessfreedom from difficulty / difficulty or hardship / hardship or effort
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 3
MeaningFree from worry or anxiety.
Examples
  • "knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"
  • "an easy good-natured manner"
See alsocomfortableFree from stress or conducive to mental ease
relaxedWithout strain / strain or anxiety
Oppositeuneasylacking a sense of security or affording no ease / ease or reassurance
Spanishtranquilo
Nounseasinessa feeling of refreshing tranquility and an absence of tension or worry
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 4
Meaningaffording pleasure.
Example"easy good looks"
BroaderpleasingGiving pleasure and satisfaction
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 5
MeaningHaving little impact.
Example"an easy pat on the shoulder"
Synonymsgentle, soft
BroaderlightOf little intensity or power or force
Spanishsuave
Catalansuau
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 6
MeaningReadily exploited or tricked.
Examples
  • "an easy victim"
  • "an easy mark"
Broaderimpressionable, waxy, impressibleeasily impressed or influenced
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 7
MeaningIn fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich.
Example "easy living"
Synonymscomfortable, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do
Broaderrichpossessing material wealth
Spanishacomodado, próspero
Catalanacomodat, benestant, pròsper
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 8
Meaningmarked by moderate steepness.
Example"an easy climb"
Synonymgentle
Broadergradual(of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt
Spanishsuave
Nounseasinessfreedom from difficulty / difficulty or hardship / hardship or effort
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 9
Meaningaffording comfort.
Example"soft light that was easy on the eyes"
Broadercomfortable, comfyProviding or experiencing physical well-being or relief ('comfy' is informal)
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 10
Meaningcasual and unrestrained in sexual behavior.
Example"her easy virtue"
Synonymslight, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton
Broaderunchastenot chaste
Spanishlascivo, libertino, licencioso, lujurioso, promiscuo
Catalanlasciu, llibertí, llicenciós, luxuriós, promiscu
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 11
MeaningLess in demand and therefore / therefore readily obtainable.
Example"commodities are easy this quarter"
Categoryeconomics, economic science, political economyThe branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
Broaderavailableobtainable or accessible and ready for use or service
English > easy: 15 senses > adjective 12
MeaningObtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally.
Example"easy money"
Categoryeconomics, economic science, political economyThe branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
BroaderabundantPresent in great quantity
Spanishfácil
Catalanfàcil
English > easy: 15 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWith ease / ease / ease / ease ('easy' is sometimes used informally for 'easily').
Example "success came too easy"
Synonymeasily
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishfacilmente, fácilmente, fácil
English > easy: 15 senses > adverb 2
MeaningWithout speed ('slow' is sometimes used informally for 'slowly').
Example "go easy here--the road is slippery"
Synonymsslowly, slow, tardily
Oppositequickly, rapidly, speedily, chop-chop, apace, in short orderWith rapid movements
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishlentamente
Catalanlentament
English > easy: 15 senses > adverb 3
MeaningIn a relaxed manner; or without hardship.
Example"just wanted to take it easy"('soft' is nonstandard)
Synonymsoft
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Adjectiveseasyposing no difficulty

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