adjective, eas·i·er [ee-zee-er], /ˈi zi ər/, eas·i·est [ee-zee-ist]. /ˈi zi ɪst/.
- (of a commodity) not difficult to obtain; in plentiful supply and often weak in price.
- (of the market) not characterized by eager demand.
- (of a bilge) formed in a long curve so as to make a gradual transition between the bottom and sides of a vessel; slack.
- (of the run of a hull) having gently curved surfaces leading from the middle body to the stern; not abrupt.
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At school or at work or in a competition especially, if someone is taking the easy way out then it’s like they’re being lazy or they’re doing something wrong. Do we get more credit for doing something the hard way than we would the easy way?
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Origin of easy
SYNONYMS FOR easy
OTHER WORDS FROM easyeas·y·like, adjectiveo·ver·eas·y, adjective
Words nearby easy
Example sentences from the Web for easy
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He realized that “instead of wishing it was easier, I’ve got to wish I was better.”At this university, any student can sign up to get professional leadership coaching—for free|Geoffrey Colvin|July 8, 2020|Fortune
To make this process easier for my clients, I give them a time-tested gear-list template that I designed, along with examples of completed gear lists for trips similar to the one they’re going to take and a copy of The Ultimate Hiker’s Gear Guide.How to Plan a Successful Backpacking Trip in 7 Steps|Andrew Skurka|July 8, 2020|Outside Online
British Dictionary definitions for easy
adjective easier or easiest
- readily obtainable
- (of a market) characterized by low demand or excess supply with prices tending to fallCompare tight (def. 10)
- to use in moderation
- to treat leniently
- to avoid stress or undue hurry
- to remain calm; not become agitated or angry
verb easies, easying or easied
Word Origin for easy
usage for easy
Idioms and Phrases with easy
In addition to the idioms beginning with easy
- easy as pie
- easy come, easy go
- easy does it
- easy money
- easy on the eyes
- easy sledding
- easy street, on
- breathe easy
- free and easy
- get off (easy)
- go easy
- let someone down easy
- on easy street
- take it easy