Definitions of easy

  1. free from worry or anxiety; " knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easy"; " an easy good- natured manner"; " by the time the child faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
  2. in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich; " 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"
  3. with ease; " she was easily excited"; " was easily confused"; " he won easily"; " this china breaks very easily"; (` easy' is used informally for ` easily' as in" success came too easy")
  4. ( informal) in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; " just wanted to take it easy" (` soft' is nonstandard)
  5. without speed; " he spoke slowly"; " go easy here-- the road is slippery"; " glaciers move tardily"; (` slow' is sometimes used informally for ` slowly' as in" please go slow; I want to see the sights")
  6. ( economics) plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by; " easy money"
  7. ( economics) less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; " commodities are easy this quarter"
  8. casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; " her easy virtue"; " he was told to avoid loose ( or light) women"; " wanton behavior"
  9. affording comfort; " soft light that was easy on the eyes"
  10. not strict; " an easy teacher"; " easy standards"; " lenient rules"
  11. posing no difficulty; requiring little effort; " 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"
  12. performing adroitly and without effort; " her easy grace"; " a facile hand"
  13. readily exploited or tricked; " an easy mark"; " an easy victim"
  14. not hurried or forced; " an easy walk around the block"; " at a leisurely ( or easygoing) pace"
  15. marked by moderate steepness; " an easy climb"; " a gentle slope"
  16. having little impact; " an easy pat on the shoulder"; " gentle rain"; " a gentle breeze"; " a soft ( or light) tapping at the window"
  17. plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by; " easy money"
  18. less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; " commodities are easy this quarter"
  19. not harsh; causing little distress; " an easy penalty"
  20. affording pleasure; " easy good looks"
  21. with ease (` easy' is sometimes used informally for ` easily'); " she was easily excited"; " was easily confused"; " he won easily"; " this china breaks very easily"; " success came too easy"
  22. in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; " just wanted to take it easy" (` soft' is nonstandard)
  23. without speed (` slow' is sometimes used informally for ` slowly'); " he spoke slowly"; " go easy here-- the road is slippery"; " glaciers move tardily"; " please go slow so I can see the sights"
  24. At ease; free from pain, trouble, or constraint
  25. Free from pain, distress, toil, exertion, and the like; quiet; as, the patient is easy.
  26. Free from care, responsibility, discontent, and the like; not anxious; tranquil; as, an easy mind.
  27. Free from constraint, harshness, or formality; unconstrained; smooth; as, easy manners; an easy style.
  28. Not causing, or attended with, pain or disquiet, or much exertion; affording ease or rest; as, an easy carriage; a ship having an easy motion; easy movements, as in dancing.
  29. Not difficult; requiring little labor or effort; slight; inconsiderable; as, an easy task; an easy victory.
  30. Causing ease; giving freedom from care or labor; furnishing comfort; commodious; as, easy circumstances; an easy chair or cushion.
  31. Not making resistance or showing unwillingness; tractable; yielding; complying; ready.
  32. Moderate; sparing; frugal.
  33. Gentle.
  34. Not straitened as to money matters; as, the market is easy; - opposed to tight.
  35. Comfortable; not difficult; not burdensome; as, an easy task; moderate; not exacting.
  36. Easily.
  37. Easiness.
  38. At ease: free from pain: tranquil: unconstrained: giving ease: not difficult: yielding: not straitened.
  39. Free from pain or anxiety; not difficult; not straitened.
  40. Marked by ease; free from difficulty, discomfort, or affectation; comfortable; natural; unconstrained.
  41. Yielding; indulgent.
  42. At ease; free from pain, disturbance, or annoyance; free from anxiety, care, solicitude, or peevishness; causing no pain or discomfort; not difficult or arduous; moderate; yielding with little or no resistance; ready; comfortable; freeing from care or fatigue: affluent; unconstrained; flowing; not jolting; not heavy or burdensome; absence of money pressure, as the market is easy.
  43. Free from pain or annoyance; free from anxiety or care; quiet; not difficult or laborious; not rough or uneven; complying; satisfied; comfortable; not stiff or constrained; credulous.

Antonyms for easy

distressing, problematic, fraught, impenetrable, false, aflutter, baffling, toilsome, exceptionable, inexorable, goosey, unfathomable, sham, simulated, mistrustful, feigned, censurable, creepy, demanding, hellacious, arcane, hard, bold, complex, chop-chop, dithery, jittery, clear-sighted, factitious, put on, restive, fake, laborious, street smart, bitter, strenuous, heavy, herculean, inhuman, Nail Biting, speedily, dour, persnickety, obnoxious, uncompromising, intricate, Moiling, problematical, rigid, relentless, pretended, cynical, austere, nerve-racking, prickly, exacting, delicate, grim, suspicious, chaste, hurried, tricky, brassbound, unstable, unmitigated, unpleasant, flighty, fierce, unbending, exhausting, murderous, affected, hung up, excruciating, lowering, testing, skittish, apprehensive, troubled, poor, onerous, worried, disturbing, wiggly, shrewd, antsy, spiny, Cast iron, critical, strict, cruel, grueling, pick-and-shovel, insecure, nervous, rocky, abstruse, clear-eyed, unsettling, quickly, atwitter, deep, fluttery, unrelenting, wary, harsh, involved, unyielding, heavy-handed, plastic, rigorous, bogus, hardhanded, excitable, Hyperkinetic, tight, apace, contrived, backbreaking, unimpressionable, hyperexcitable, reprehensible, recondite, uninviting, pseudo, inhospitable, tall, ungraspable, rough, nervy, awkward, bungling, scarce, stringent, fidgety, augean, profound, hard-fought, unnatural, uncomfortable, oppressive, knotty, spurious, inflexible, sweaty, catchy, flinty, embarrassing, fiddle-footed, steely, skeptical, rapidly, hardheaded, queasy, sheer, worrisome, spooky, offensive, ramrod, twitchy, spasmodic, anxious, esoteric, Discomforting, unquiet, uncharitable, squirmy, maladroit, restless, artificial, inept, challenging, taxing, stressful, nasty, labored, mechanical, uphill, trying, wriggly, tough, tense, stern, unforgiving, uneasy, jumpy, unintelligible, stiff, phony, comfortless, formidable, forced, thorny, vexed, ticklish, Fumbled, ill at ease, precarious, inexpert, disquieting, fractious, complicated, unnerving, arduous, stark, ambitious, displeasing, assumed, sticky, agitating, brutal, objectionable, painful, sophisticated, steep, difficult, unenviable, strained, hard line, touchy, intolerant, abrupt, skittery, troublesome, precipitous, authoritarian, grievous, Searing, hyperactive, severe, clumsy, gruff, hairy, ungentle, Toilful, burdensome, unavailable, botched, serious, unrestful, tricksy, incomprehensible, mock, forbidding, perturbed, streetwise, distressful, dodgy, effortful, intimidating, edgy, elusive, rugged.

Quotes of easy

  1. It may not always be easy convenient, or politically correct to stand for truth and right, but it is the right thing to do. Always. – M. Russell Ballard
  2. We all like to forgive, and love best not those who offend us least, nor who have done most for us, but those who make it most easy for us to forgive them. – Samuel Butler
  3. By this way you may dress all sorts of horses in the utmost perfection, if you know how to practice it; a thing that is very easy in the hands of a master. – William Cavendish
  4. The retrospective glance is a relatively easy gesture for us to make. – George Crumb
  5. All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. – Galileo Galilei
  6. It's quite easy to start Trials riding. You just need a bike and you're set. – Sete Gibernau
  7. Ideas are easy It's the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats. – Sue Grafton
  8. It was relatively easy to write 'The Cave of Lost Souls', though, because it came to me one night in a dream. I remember waking up and having this idea for a complete story- from start to finish- in my head, so I jotted it down, then later began writing the thing. – Paul Kane
  9. Rarely do we find men who willingly engage in hard, solid thinking. There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half -baked solutions. Nothing pains some people more than having to think. – Martin Luther King, Jr.
  10. I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress. – Elizabeth Montagu
  11. You cannot eat a cluster of grapes at once, but it is very easy if you eat them one by one. – Jacques Roumain
  12. It's easy to imagine ways the future can be ugly and depressing. It's harder, but more worthwhile, to imagine plausible ways we can make it better. – Stanley Schmidt
  13. It's easy to create a country, all you have to do is to think of a name for it. – Robert Stone
  14. I mean rappin' to me is easy it's something you can do over a week. – Ice T
  15. Also, if you have an accident, you can't start to dance again at the top, you're too weak; you start with the easy things- the way you did them when you were young, and come up up up, the way you did then. – Ninette de Valois

Usage examples for easy

  1. Isn't your answer easy – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  2. It's easy enough to understand, ain't it? – The Nether World by George Gissing
  3. Indeed, the thing isn't so easy as I thought at first. – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  4. He'll let it go easy if you put your hand to it. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  5. Was it then so easy for them to be just? – Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World by James Cowan
  6. I say- I'm going to take it easy now! – Lady Merton, Colonist by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  7. It's dead easy Shandon." – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  8. Easy in your case," replied Anderson. – The Desert of Wheat by Zane Grey
  9. I think it would be easy to get on with you." – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  10. Then all the rest is easy – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  11. The young man dropped into an easy chair and stared at the fire. – The Squire's Daughter by Silas K(itto) Hocking
  12. It looked easy enough ... – Gold in the Sky by Alan Edward Nourse
  13. " It will not be so easy sir. – Whosoever Shall Offend by F. Marion Crawford
  14. His mind was not at all easy – Peter A Novel of Which He is Not the Hero by F. Hopkinson Smith
  15. " Oh, yes," says he, as easy as you please. – Shorty McCabe on the Job by Sewell Ford
  16. " Yes, that's easy Janet said. – The Curlytops at Uncle Frank's Ranch by Howard R. Garis
  17. You think, perhaps, the other will be as easy – The Betrayal by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. I will tell you what I will do, Pink- and then you will be easy – Opportunities by Susan Warner
  19. It's easy enough to start, the thing will be to keep it up. – The Cock-House at Fellsgarth by Talbot Baines Reed
  20. It's not such an easy thing to tell the truth as you think. – The Simpkins Plot by George A. Birmingham

Rhymes for easy