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Adjective easy has 15 senses
  1. easy - 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"
    difficult, hard, ambitious, challenging, arduous, awkward, embarrassing, sticky, unenviable, baffling, knotty, problematic, problematical, catchy, tricky, delicate, ticklish, fractious, hard-fought, Herculean, nasty, tight, rocky, rough, rugged, tough, stubborn, tall, thorny, troublesome, trying, vexed, serious
  2. easy, easygoing, leisurely - not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"
    Antonym: hurried (indirect, via unhurried)
  3. easy, at ease - 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"
    Antonyms: uneasy, anxious, apprehensive, precarious, unstable, strange
  4. easy - affording pleasure; "easy good looks"
    displeasing (indirect, via pleasing)
  5. easy, gentle, soft - having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
    Antonym: heavy (indirect, via light)
  6. comfortable, easy, prosperous, well-fixed, well-heeled, well-off, well-situated, well-to-do - 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"
    Antonym: poor (indirect, via rich)
  7. easy - not harsh; causing little distress; "an easy penalty"
    heavy (indirect, via light)
  8. easy - readily exploited or tricked; "an easy mark"; "an easy victim"
    hard (indirect, via soft)
  9. easy, gentle - marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"
    Antonym: steep (indirect, via gradual)
  10. easy, facile - performing adroitly and without effort; "her easy grace"; "a facile hand"
    Antonym: effortful (indirect, via effortless)
  11. easy, lenient - not strict; "an easy teacher"; "easy standards"; "lenient rules"
    Antonym: demanding (indirect, via undemanding)
  12. easy - affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
    uncomfortable (indirect, via comfortable)
  13. easy, light, loose, promiscuous, sluttish, wanton - casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
    Antonym: chaste (indirect, via unchaste)
  14. easy - less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; "commodities are easy this quarter"
    unavailable (indirect, via available)
  15. easy - plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by; "easy money"
    scarce (indirect, via abundant)
Adverbial easy has 3 senses
  1. easily, easy - 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. slowly, slow, easy, tardily - 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"
  3. easy, soft - in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
    Derived from adjective easy1
easy-to-access easy-to-carry easy-to-create easy-to-navigate easy-to-perform easy-to-read easy-to-understand easy-to-use easy easy chair easy going easy lay easy lingo easy mark easy money easy street easy to find

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