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easy

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Verb (usu participle), Adjective, Adverb
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eas=y
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8 in 8 verses (in OT : 7 in 7 verses) (in NT : 1 in 1 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

easya. [OF. aisié, F. aisé, prop. p. p. of OF. aisier. See Ease, v. t.].
  •  At ease; free from pain, trouble, or constraint  Pope.  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not difficult; requiring little labor or effort; slight; inconsiderable; as, an easy task; an easy victory.  [1913 Webster]
    "It were an easy leap."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Causing ease; giving freedom from care or labor; furnishing comfort; commodious; as, easy circumstances; an easy chair or cushion.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not making resistance or showing unwillingness; tractable; yielding; complying; ready.  [1913 Webster]
    "He gained their easy hearts."  [1913 Webster]
    "He is too tyrannical to be an easy monarch."  [1913 Webster]
  •  Moderate; sparing; frugal.  Chaucer.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not straitened as to money matters; as, the market is easy; -- opposed to tight.  [1913 Webster]
Honors are easy (Card Playing), said when each side has an equal number of honors, in which case they are not counted as points.
Syn. -- Quiet; comfortable; manageable; tranquil; calm; facile; unconcerned.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

easy, adj., adv., & int. (easier, easiest)
--adj.
1 not difficult; achieved without great effort.
2 a free from pain, discomfort, anxiety, etc. b comfortably off, affluent (easy circumstances).
3 free from embarrassment, awkwardness, constraint, etc.; relaxed and pleasant (an easy manner).
4 compliant, obliging; easily persuaded (an easy touch).
5 Stock Exch. (of goods, money on loan, etc.) not much in demand.
--adv. with ease; in an effortless or relaxed manner.
--int. go carefully; move gently.

Idiom
easy as pie see PIE(1). easy chair a large comfortable chair, usu. an armchair. easy come easy go colloq. what is easily got is soon lost or spent. easy does it colloq. go carefully. easy money money got without effort (esp. of dubious legality). easy of access easily entered or approached. easy on the eye (or ear etc.) colloq. pleasant to look at (or listen to etc.). easy-peasy sl. very simple. Easy Street colloq. affluence. easy terms payment by instalments. go easy (foll. by with, on) be sparing or cautious. I'm easy colloq. I have no preference. of easy virtue (of a woman) sexually promiscuous. stand easy! Brit. Mil. permission to a squad standing at ease to relax their attitude further. take it easy
1 proceed gently or carefully.
2 relax; avoid overwork.
Derivative
easiness n.
Etymology
ME f. AF ais{eacute}, OF aisi{eacute} past part. of aisier EASE

THESAURUS

easy

Attic, Bohemian, Ciceronian, Mickey Mouse, Paphian, accepting, accommodating, acquiescent, affable, affluent, agreeable, ambling, amenable, amiable, amicable, apparent, at ease, at home, at rest, bagging, baggy, blase, bone-lazy, bonhomous, budget, cadging, calm, calmly, cannily, carefree, carefully, careless, casual, casually, cautious, cautiously, chambering, charmed, chaste, cheap, circumspect, circumspectly, classic, claudicant, clear, clear-cut, clement, comfortable, comfortably situated, comfy, commodious, compassionate, complaisant, compliant, composed, content, contented, convenient, cordial, cosy, cozy, crawling, credulous, creeping, cullible, cushioned, cushiony, cushy, dainty, dangling, deceivable, degage, deliberate, delicate, delighted, deludable, devil-may-care, dilatory, direct, discreetly, distinct, do-nothing, docile, doless, down-to-earth, dronish, drony, drooping, dupable, easeful, easy as pie, easy-natured, easygoing, economic, economy, effortless, effortlessly, elegant, elementary, ergophobic, eupeptic, euphoric, even, evident, exhilarated, exploitable, facile, faineant, faltering, familiar, favorably impressed with, finished, flagging, flapping, flexible, flowing, fluent, folksy, foolable, foolproof, foot-dragging, forbearant, forbearing, forgiving, free and easy, friendly, frugal, genial, gentle, gingerly, glad, gladsome, glib, good-for-nothing, good-humored, good-natured, good-tempered, graceful, gracile, gracious, gradual, gratified, green, guardedly, gullible, halting, hands down, hanging, happy, hasteless, haymish, heedfully, hoaxable, hobbled, hobbling, homelike, homely, homey, hoodwinkable, humane, humbugable, idle, impotent, imprecise, in clover, in good case, in luxury, inactive, indifferent, indolent, indulgent, inexpensive, informal, ingenuous, intrigued, irregular, judiciously, lackadaisical, laggard, languid, languorous, lax, lazy, leisurely, lenient, light, limpid, limping, lived-in, loose, loose-moraled, low, low-priced, lucid, lumbering, luxurious, manageable, manifest, mellow, mellowy, merciful, mild, mindfully, moderate, modest, mollified, naive, natural, neat, negligent, nominal, nonaggressive, nonchalant, nonchalantly, nonresistive, nonrigid, nothing to it, obvious, of easy virtue, of good comfort, of loose morals, offhand, offhanded, on Easy Street, on velvet, outgoing, overindulgent, overpermissive, painless, parasitic, patient, pawkily, peaceful, peacefully, pellucid, permissive, perspicuous, persuadable, plain, pleased, pleased as Punch, pleased with, pleasing, pliant, poking, poky, polished, procrastinative, promiscuous, prosperous, prudently, pure, quiet, reasonable, reconciled, refined, regardfully, relaxed, relaxing, reluctant, remiss, reposeful, resigned, restful, restrained, rickety, roomy, round, royal, sans souci, satisfied, sauntering, scrounging, seduceable, sensible, serene, serenely, shabby, shaky, shiftless, shoddy, shuffling, simple, simple as ABC, slack, slipshod, sloppy, slothful, slow, slow as death, slow as molasses, slow as slow, slow-crawling, slow-foot, slow-going, slow-legged, slow-moving, slow-paced, slow-poky, slow-running, slow-sailing, slow-stepped, sluggish, smooth, snail-paced, snaillike, snug, sociable, soft, soft as putty, softened, sold on, sponging, staggering, steady, straightforward, streaming, strolling, submissive, successful, suggestible, sweet, sweet-tempered, taken with, tasteful, temperately, tender, tentative, terse, thrilled, tickled, tickled pink, tickled to death, toddling, token, tolerant, tortoiselike, tottering, tractable, tranquil, tranquilly, trim, tripping, trudging, trusting, turtlelike, unaffected, unassuming, unburdensome, unceremonious, uncomplaining, uncomplicated, uncompounded, unconcerned, unconstrained, unconventional, undemanding, undisturbed, unenterprising, unexacting, unexpensive, unhasty, unhurried, uninvolved, unlabored, unofficial, unrepining, unreserved, unrestrained, unsophisticated, unstrained, unstudied, untroubled, untroublesome, victimizable, waddling, wanton, warm, wayward, weak, wealthy, well-natured, whisper-soft, whorish, with care, with caution, within means, without care, work-shy, worth the money

ROGET THESAURUS

easy

Elegance

N elegance, purity, grace, ease, gracefulness, readiness, concinnity, euphony, numerosity, Atticism, classicalism, classicism, well rounded periods, well turned periods, flowing periods, the right word in the right place, antithesis, purist, elegant, polished, classical, Attic, correct, Ciceronian, artistic, chaste, pure, Saxon, academical, graceful, easy, readable, fluent, flowing, tripping, unaffected, natural, unlabored, mellifluous, euphonious, euphemism, euphemistic, numerose, rhythmical, felicitous, happy, neat, well put, neatly put, well expressed, neatly expressed.

Facility

N facility, ease, easiness, capability, feasibility, flexibility, pliancy, smoothness, plain sailing, smooth sailing, straight sailing, mere child's play, holiday task, cinch, smooth water, fair wind, smooth royal road, clear coast, clear stage, tabula rasa, full play, disencumbrance, disentanglement, deoppilation, permission, simplicity, lack of complication, easy, facile, feasible, easily managed, easily accomplished, within reach, accessible, easy of access, for the million, open to, manageable, wieldy, towardly, tractable, submissive, yielding, ductile, suant, pliant, glib, slippery, smooth, on friction wheels, on velvet, unembarrassed, disburdened, unburdened, disencumbered, unencumbered, disembarrassed, exonerated, unloaded, unobstructed, untrammeled, unrestrained, at ease, light, at home with, quite at home, in one's element, in smooth water, skillful, accustomed, easily, readily, smoothly, swimmingly, on easy terms, single-handed, touch and go.

Slowness

N slowness, languor, drawl, creeping, lentor, retardation, slackening, delay, claudication, jog trot, dog trot, mincing steps, slow march, slow time, slow goer, slow coach, slow back, lingerer, loiterer, sluggard, tortoise, snail, poke, dawdle, slow, slack, tardy, dilatory, gentle, easy, leisurely, deliberate, gradual, insensible, imperceptible, glacial, languid, sluggish, slow paced, tardigrade, snail-like, creeping, reptatorial, slowly, leisurely, piano, adagio, largo, larghetto, at half speed, under easy sail, at a foots pace, at a snail's pace, at a funeral pace, in slow time, with mincing steps, with clipped wings, haud passibus aequis, gradually, gradatim, by degrees, by slow degrees, by inches, by little and little, step by step, one step at a time, inch by inch, bit by bit, little by little, seriatim, consecutively, dum Roma deliberat Saguntum perit, at a glacial pace.


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