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Dictionary definition for: Easy

1. (r) 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"

2. (a) 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"

3. (r) 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"

4. (s) not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block" "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"

5. (r) in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft" is nonstandard)

6. (a) 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"

7. (s) affording pleasure; "easy good looks"

8. (s) having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder" "gentle rain" "a gentle breeze" "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"

9. (s) 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"

10. (s) not harsh; causing little distress; "an easy penalty"

11. (s) readily exploited or tricked; "an easy mark" "an easy victim"

12. (s) marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb" "a gentle slope"

13. (s) performing adroitly and without effort; "her easy grace" "a facile hand"

14. (s) not strict; "an easy teacher" "easy standards" "lenient rules"

15. (s) affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"

16. (s) casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue" "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women" "wanton behavior"

17. (s) less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; "commodities are easy this quarter"

18. (s) plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by; "easy money"

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