Easy - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈiːzi|  American pronunciation of the word easy
Brit.  |ˈiːzi|  British pronunciation of the word easy

adjective

- not hurried or forced(syn: easygoing, leisurely)
- affording pleasure
- having little impact(syn: gentle, soft)
- readily exploited or tricked
- in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich(syn: comfortable, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do)
- marked by moderate steepness(syn: gentle)
- affording comfort

▼ (3)

adverb

- with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')(syn: easily)
- without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')(syn: slow, slowly, tardily)
- in a relaxed manner; or without hardship(syn: soft)

Examples

It's surprisingly easy to use.

It was an easy decision to make.

They scored an easy goal late in the game.

It wasn't easy for her to leave home.

There are no easy solutions to this problem.

He's had an easy life.

This new schedule should make our lives easier.

I hope this will make things easier for you.

I won't feel easy until I know that she arrived safely.

He just wants to take life easy now.

...we can make the trip in four hours easy...

The colours and scents make the flowers more easy to find.

You mount by six easy steps.

It is easy to make a solitude and call it peace.

The light, elegant, and easy prose of his novels.

Word forms

adjective
comparative: easier
superlative: easiest
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