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Concise Dictionary
easied|easier|easiest'iːzɪ
adj.
+posing no difficulty; requiring little effort
+not hurried or forced
+free from worry or anxiety
+affording pleasure
+having little impact
+readily exploited or tricked
+in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich
+marked by moderate steepness
+not strict
+affording comfort
+casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
+less in demand and therefore readily obtainable
+obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally
adv.
+with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily')
+without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly')
+in a relaxed manner; or without hardship

Thesaurus Dictionary
adj.
1 simple, effortless, plain, clear, straightforward, hands down, uncomplicated, elementary, foolproof; easy as pie, easy as can be:
Feeding goldfish is an easy job that children can undertake for themselves.
2 carefree, easygoing, casual, lenient, undemanding, relaxed, quiet, serene, restful, tranquil, peaceful, untroubled, undisturbed, unoppressive, gentle, mild, calm, comfortable, cosy, unhurried, leisurely:
He has a pretty easy life now that he's retired.
3 light, lenient, undemanding, mild, flexible, indulgent, tolerant:
You really should be easy on him after what he's been through.
4 tractable, pliant, docile, compliant, submissive, acquiescent, amenable, accommodating, soft, suggestible, credulous, trusting, weak, easygoing:
He was an easy victim for confidence tricksters. She has the reputation of being a woman of easy virtue.
5 unstrained, gentle, moderate, unhurried, leisurely, even, steady, undemanding, comfortable, unexacting:
They kept up an easy pace of about five miles a hour.
6 affable, friendly, amiable, amicable, agreeable, outgoing, informal, unceremonious, down-to-earth, unreserved, relaxing, natural, relaxed, easygoing:
We found them easy to be with.
adv.
7 effortlessly; calmly, unexcitedly, temperately, peacefully, tranquilly, serenely, nonchalantly, casually:
Take it easy and don't get so worked up about things.
Advanced English Dictionary
adjective, adverb
+ adjective (easier, easiest)
1 not difficult; done or obtained without a lot of effort or problems: an easy exam / job + He didn't make it easy for me to leave. + Their house isn't the easiest place to get to. + vegetables that are easy to grow + Several schools are within easy reach (= not far away). + It can't be easy for her, on her own with the children. + It's easy for you to tell me to keep calm, but you're not in my position. + It would be the easiest thing in the world to fall in love with him.
Antonym: HARD
2 comfortable, relaxed and not worried: I'll agree to anything for an easy life. + I don't feel easy about letting the kids go out alone.
Antonym: UNEASY
3 [only before noun] open to attack; not able to defend yourself: She's an easy target for their criticisms. + The baby fish are easy prey for birds.
4 [only before noun] pleasant and friendly; not awkward: He had a very easy manner.
5 [not usually before noun] (informal, disapproving) (of women) willing to have sex with many different people
See also - EASILY
easiness noun [U]
Idioms: as easy as anything / as pie / as ABC / as falling off a log (informal) very easy or very easily: Fooling him was as easy as falling off a log.
easy money money that you get without having to work very hard for it
easy on the ear / eye (informal) pleasant to listen to or look at: The room was painted in soft pastels that were easy on the eye.
have an easy time (of it) (BrE) to have no difficulties or problems: He's had an easy time of it since he married Lucy.
I'm easy (BrE, informal) used to say that you do not have a strong opinion when sb has offered you a choice: 'Do you want to watch this or the news?' 'Oh, I'm easy. It's up to you.'
of easy virtue (old-fashioned) (of a woman) willing to have sex with anyone
on easy street (AmE) enjoying a comfortable way of life with plenty of money
take the easy way out to end a difficult situation by choosing the simplest solution even if it is not the best one: He took the easy way out and didn't go to the meeting.
more at FREE adj., OPTION, REACH n., RIDE n., TOUCH n.
+ adverb (easier, easiest) used to tell sb to be careful when doing sth: Easy with that chair-one of its legs is loose.
Idioms: easier said than done much more difficult to do than to talk about: 'Why don't you get yourself a job?' 'That's easier said than done.'
easy come, easy go (saying) used to mean that sb does not care very much about money or possessions especially if they spend it or lose sth
easy does it (informal) used to tell sb to do sth, or move sth, slowly and carefully
go easy on sb (informal) used to tell sb to treat a person in a gentle way and not to be too angry or severe: Go easy on her-she's having a really hard time at the moment.
go easy on / with sth (informal) used to tell sb not to use too much of sth: Go easy on the sugar.
stand easy used as a command to soldiers who are already standing AT EASE to tell them that they can stand in an even more relaxed way
take it easy (spoken) used to tell sb not to be worried or angry: Take it easy! Don't panic.
take it / things easy to relax and avoid working too hard or doing too much: The doctor told me to take it easy for a few weeks. + I like to take things easy when I'm on holiday.
Collocation Dictionary
adj

VERBS

be, look, seem, sound | become, get
Life is getting easier for us.
| remain | make sth
These changes should make your job easier.
| find sth
I found the exam quite easy.

ADV.

extremely, really, very | enough, fairly, quite, rather, relatively
It is easy enough to see how it happened.
| incredibly, ridiculously, surprisingly
The written test was ridiculously easy.

PREP.

for
Writing is not easy for her.

PHRASES

all too easy
It was all too easy to forget why we had been sent there.
| the easiest thing in the world
It is the easiest thing in the world to blame your parents.
| be no easy task
Contacting everyone was no easy task.
| quick and easy
a book designed for quick and easy reference


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