Meaning of EASY in English

adj. Function: adjective

1 causing or involving little or no difficulty FF1C; an easy solution FF1E;

Synonyms: effortless, facile, light, royal, simple, smooth, untroublesome

Related Words: apparent, clear, distinct, evident, manifest, obvious, plain; clear-cut, straightforward, uncomplicated, uncompounded, uninvolved

Idioms: easy as falling off a log, easy as pie, nothing to it

Contrasted Words: arduous, difficult, troublesome; abstruse, complex, complicated, intricate, knotty

Antonyms: hard


Synonyms: FORBEARING , charitable, clement, indulgent, lenient, merciful, tolerant

Related Words: compassionate, condoning, excusing, forgiving, pardoning, sympathetic; benign, kindly; lax, moderate, soft; humoring, mollycoddling, pampering, spoiling

Contrasted Words: austere, exacting, rigid, severe, stern, strict, stringent

3 easily taken advantage of or imposed upon FF1C; he was easy prey to her wiles FF1E;

Synonyms: fleeceable, gullible, naive, susceptible

Related Words: credulous, trusting, unmistrusting, unsuspicious; deceivable, deludable, dupable, exploitable; artless, dewy-eyed, green, simple, unsophisticated

Contrasted Words: critical, cynical, disbelieving, mistrustful, scoffing, skeptical, suspicious, unbelieving


Synonyms: FAST 7, light, loose, ||riggish, unchaste, wanton, whorish


Synonyms: COMFORTABLE 2, comfy, cozy, cushy, easeful, snug, soft

Related Words: secure

Contrasted Words: discontented, dissatisfied; miserable

Antonyms: uncomfortable


Synonyms: AMIABLE 1, complaisant, good-humored, good-natured, good-tempered, lenient, mild, obliging

Related Words: familiar, gregarious, informal; courtly, diplomatic, pleasant, polite, sociable; smooth, suave, urbane

Contrasted Words: brusque, curt, unfriendly, unpleasant; constrained, embarrassed, formal, restrained; discourteous, impolite, undiplomatic, ungracious; stiff, unsocial, withdrawn, wooden

Antonyms: ill at ease


Synonyms: CALM 2, collected, composed, easygoing, placid, poised, possessed, self-possessed, serene, tranquil

Related Words: relaxed; lethargic, unambitious

Contrasted Words: agitated, tense, troubled, uptight


Synonyms: PROSPEROUS 3, comfortable, ||snug, substantial, well, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-to-do

Related Words: successful, thriving

Idioms: in easy circumstances, on easy street

Contrasted Words: straitened

9 marked by ready facility (as of expression) FF1C; an easy style of writing FF1E;

Synonyms: cursive, effortless, flowing, fluent, running, smooth

Related Words: facile; graceful

Contrasted Words: effortful, labored

Antonyms: difficult

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