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adj. eas·i·er, eas·i·est
a. Capable of being accomplished or acquired with ease; posing no difficulty: an easy victory; an easy problem.
b. Likely to happen by accident or without intention: It's easy to slip on the wet floor. It's easy to push the wrong button.
2. Requiring or exhibiting little effort or endeavor; undemanding: took the easy way out of her problems; wasn't satisfied with easy answers.
3. Free from worry, anxiety, trouble, or pain: My mind was easy, knowing that I had done my best.
a. Affording comfort or relief; soothing: soft light that was easy on the eyes.
b. Prosperous; well-off: easy living; easy circumstances.
5. Causing little hardship or distress: an easy penalty; a habit that isn't easy to give up.
6. Socially at ease: an easy, good-natured manner.
a. Relaxed in attitude; easygoing: an easy disposition.
b. Not strict or severe; lenient: an easy teacher; easy standards.
8. Readily exploited, imposed on, or tricked: an easy mark; an easy victim.
a. Not hurried or forced; moderate: an easy pace; an easy walk around the block.
b. Light; gentle: an easy tap on the shoulder.
10. Not steep or abrupt; gradual: an easy climb.
11. Economics
a. Less in demand and therefore readily obtainable: Commodities are easier this quarter.
b. Plentiful and therefore at low interest rates: easy money.
12. Promiscuous; loose.
1. Without haste or agitation: Relax and take it easy for a while.
2. With little effort; easily: success that came too easy.
3. In a restrained or moderate manner: Go easy on the butter.
4. Without much hardship or cost: got off easy with only a small fine.
easy as pie Informal
Capable of being accomplished or done with no difficulty.

[Middle English esi, from Old French aaisie, past participle of aaisier, to put at ease : a-, to (from Latin ad-, ad-) + aise, ease; see ease.]

eas′i·ness n.
Synonyms: easy, simple, facile, effortless
These adjectives mean requiring little effort or posing little if any difficulty. Easy applies to tasks that require little effort: a recipe that is easy to prepare; an easy hike around the lake. Simple implies a lack of complexity that facilitates understanding or performance: instructions that are simple to follow; a simple problem that took little time to fix. Facile stresses fluency stemming from preparation: the author's facile use of literary conventions. Often, though, the word implies glibness or insincerity, superficiality, or lack of care: a supervisor's facile dismissal of an employee suggestion. Effortless refers to performance in which the application of great strength or skill makes the execution seem easy: wrote effortless prose. See Also Synonyms at comfortable.


adj, easier or easiest
1. not requiring much labour or effort; not difficult; simple: an easy job.
2. free from pain, care, or anxiety: easy in one's mind.
3. not harsh or restricting; lenient: easy laws.
4. tolerant and undemanding; easy-going: an easy disposition.
5. readily influenced or persuaded; pliant: she was an easy victim of his wiles.
6. not tight or constricting; loose: an easy fit.
7. not strained or extreme; moderate; gentle: an easy pace; an easy ascent.
8. (Economics) economics
a. readily obtainable
b. (of a market) characterized by low demand or excess supply with prices tending to fall. Compare tight10
9. informal ready to fall in with any suggestion made; not predisposed: he is easy about what to do.
10. slang sexually available
11. easy on the eye informal pleasant to look at; attractive, esp sexually
12. woman of easy virtue a sexually available woman, esp a prostitute
13. informal in an easy or relaxed manner
14. easy does it informal go slowly and carefully; be careful
15. go easy on
a. to use in moderation
b. to treat leniently
16. (Military) stand easy military a command to soldiers standing at ease that they may relax further
17. take it easy
a. to avoid stress or undue hurry
b. to remain calm; not become agitated or angry
vb, easies, easying or easied
(Rowing) (usually imperative) Also: easy-oar to stop rowing
[C12: from Old French aisié, past participle of aisier to relieve, ease]
Usage: Easy is not used as an adverb by careful speakers and writers except in certain set phrases: to take it easy; easy does it. Where a fixed expression is not involved, the usual adverbial form of easily is preferred: this polish goes on more easily (not easier) than the other


(ˈi zi)

adj.andadv. eas•i•er, eas•i•est. adj.
1. requiring no great labor or effort; not hard or difficult.
2. free from pain, discomfort, worry, or care: an easy mind.
3. providing or conducive to ease or comfort; comfortable.
4. easygoing; relaxed: an easy disposition.
5. not harsh or strict; lenient.
6. not burdensome or oppressive: easy terms on a loan.
7. not difficult to influence or overcome; compliant: easy prey.
8. free from formality, constraint, or embarrassment: an easy manner.
9. effortlessly clear and fluent: an easy style of writing.
10. not tight or constricting: an easy fit.
11. not forced or hurried; moderate: an easy pace.
12. not steep; gradual.
13. not difficult to obtain; in plentiful supply and often weak in price.
14. in an easy manner; easily; comfortably: to go easy; to take it easy.
take it or go easy on,
a. to act with moderation in using or consuming: Take it easy on the popcorn.
b. to treat with clemency: to go easy on a prisoner.
[1150–1200; Middle English aisie, esy < Anglo-French (a)eisie, Old French aisié, aised, past participle of aisier to ease]


1. 'easy'

Something that is easy can be done or achieved without effort or difficulty, because it is not complicated and causes no problems.

Both sides had secured easy victories earlier in the day.
The task was not easy.

The comparative and superlative forms of easy are easier and easiest.

This is much easier than it sounds.
This was the easiest stage.

You can say that it is easy to do something. For example, instead of saying 'Riding a camel is easy', you can say 'It is easy to ride a camel'. You can also say 'A camel is easy to ride'.

It is always very easy to be cynical about politics.
The house is easy to keep clean.
2. 'easily'

Easy is not an adverb, except in the expressions go easy, take it easy, and easier said than done. If you want to say that something is done without difficulty, you say that it is done easily.

Put things in a place where you can find them quickly and easily.
Belgium easily beat Mexico 3-0.

The comparative and superlative forms of easily are more easily and most easily.

Milk is digested more easily when it is skimmed.
This is the format that is most easily understood by customers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.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"
undemanding - requiring little if any patience or effort or skill; "the pay was adequate and the job undemanding"; "simple undemanding affection"; "an undemanding boss"
effortless - requiring or apparently requiring no effort; "the swallows glided in an effortless way through the busy air"
soft - compassionate and kind; conciliatory; "he was soft on his children"
simple - having few parts; not complex or complicated or involved; "a simple problem"; "simple mechanisms"; "a simple design"; "a simple substance"
difficult, hard - not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure; "a difficult task"; "nesting places on the cliffs are difficult of access"; "difficult times"; "why is it so hard for you to keep a secret?"
2.easy - not hurried or forced; "an easy walk around the block"; "at a leisurely (or easygoing) pace"
unhurried - relaxed and leisurely; without hurry or haste; "people strolling about in an unhurried way"; "an unhurried walk"; "spoke in a calm and unhurried voice"
3.easy - 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 chsild faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
comfortable - free from stress or conducive to mental ease; having or affording peace of mind; "was settled in a comfortable job, one for which he was well prepared"; "the comfortable thought that nothing could go wrong"; "was comfortable in his religious beliefs"; "she's a comfortable person to be with"; "she felt comfortable with her fiance's parents"
relaxed - without strain or anxiety; "gave the impression of being quite relaxed"; "a relaxed and informal discussion"
uneasy - lacking a sense of security or affording no ease or reassurance; "farmers were uneasy until rain finally came"; "uneasy about his health"; "gave an uneasy laugh"; "uneasy lies the head that wears the crown"; "an uneasy coalition government"; "an uneasy calm"; "an uneasy silence fell on the group"
4.easy - affording pleasure; "easy good looks"
pleasing - giving pleasure and satisfaction; "a pleasing piece of news"; "pleasing in manner and appearance"
5.easy - having little impact; "an easy pat on the shoulder"; "gentle rain"; "a gentle breeze"; "a soft (or light) tapping at the window"
light - of little intensity or power or force; "the light touch of her fingers"; "a light breeze"
6.easy - readily exploited or tricked; "an easy victim"; "an easy mark"
impressible, impressionable, waxy - easily impressed or influenced; "an impressionable youngster"; "an impressionable age"; "a waxy mind"
7.easy - in fortunate circumstances financiallyeasy - 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"
rich - possessing material wealth; "her father is extremely rich"; "many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles"
8.easy - marked by moderate steepness; "an easy climb"; "a gentle slope"
gradual - (of a topographical gradient) not steep or abrupt; "a gradual slope"
9.easy - affording comfort; "soft light that was easy on the eyes"
comfortable, comfy - providing or experiencing physical well-being or relief (`comfy' is informal); "comfortable clothes"; "comfortable suburban houses"; "made himself comfortable in an armchair"; "the antihistamine made her feel more comfortable"; "are you comfortable?"; "feeling comfy now?"
10.easy - casual and unrestrained in sexual behavioreasy - casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior; "her easy virtue"; "he was told to avoid loose (or light) women"; "wanton behavior"
unchaste - not chaste; "unchaste conduct"
11.easy - less in demand and therefore readily obtainable; "commodities are easy this quarter"
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
available - obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service; "kept a fire extinguisher available"; "much information is available through computers"; "available in many colors"; "the list of available candidates is unusually long"
12.easy - obtained with little effort or sacrifice, often obtained illegally; "easy money"
economic science, economics, political economy - the branch of social science that deals with the production and distribution and consumption of goods and services and their management
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"
Adv.1.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"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
2.easy - 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"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
3.easy - in a relaxed manner; or without hardship; "just wanted to take it easy" (`soft' is nonstandard)
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech


1. simple, straightforward, no trouble, not difficult, effortless, painless, clear, light, uncomplicated, child's play (informal), plain sailing, undemanding, a pushover (slang), a piece of cake (informal), no bother, a bed of roses, easy-peasy (slang), a piece of piss (taboo slang), EZ (S.M.S.) This is not an easy task.
simple hard, demanding, difficult, complex, impossible, exhausting, exacting, stiff, tense, formidable, arduous, onerous
2. untroubled, contented, relaxed, satisfied, calm, peaceful, serene, tranquil, quiet, undisturbed, unworried, EZ (S.M.S.) I was not altogether easy in my mind about this decision.
5. tolerant, light, liberal, soft, flexible, mild, laid-back (informal), indulgent, easy-going, lenient, permissive, unoppressive, EZ (S.M.S.) I guess we've always been too easy with our children.
tolerant hard, demanding, difficult, strict, exacting, harsh, stern, rigid, inflexible, dictatorial, intolerant, unyielding
6. (Informal) accommodating, yielding, manageable, easy-going, compliant, amenable, submissive, docile, pliant, tractable, biddable, EZ (S.M.S.) `Your father was not an easy child,' she told me.
accommodating difficult, impossible, unyielding
7. vulnerable, soft, naive, susceptible, gullible, exploitable, EZ (S.M.S.) She was an easy target for con-men.
8. leisurely, relaxed, comfortable, moderate, unhurried, undemanding, EZ (S.M.S.) the easy pace set by pilgrims heading to Canterbury
"Easy come, easy go"


1. Posing no difficulty:
Informal: snap.
2. Requiring little effort or exertion:
3. Marked by facility, especially of expression:
4. Affording pleasurable ease:
Informal: comfy, soft.
5. Enjoying steady good fortune or financial security:
Informal: well-fixed.
6. Unconstrained by rigid standards or ceremony:
Informal: laid-back.
8. Easily imposed on or tricked:
9. Not steep or abrupt:
10. Marked by an absence of conventional restraint in sexual behavior; sexually unrestrained:
سَهْـلسَهل، بِدون تَعَبعلى مَهلِك!هادئ ، على مهْــلودّي، ودود
letlet på trådenligetilnempas på!
auîvelduróòvingaîur, afslappaîursársaukalausvarlega! rólegaviîfelldinn
kolaynazikçe/yavaşça yapma komuturahatrahatçacana yakın


A. ADJ (easier (compar) (easiest (superl)))
1. (= not difficult) [task, job, decision, victory] → fácil
it is easy to see thates fácil ver que ...
he's easy to work withes fácil trabajar con él
he's easy to get on withes muy fácil llevarse bien con él
fluorescent jackets are easy to see at nightlas chaquetas fluorescentes son fáciles de ver por la noche
there are no easy answersno hay respuestas fáciles
to be far from easyno ser nada fácil
he came in an easy firstllegó el primero sin problemas
that's easy for you to saypara ti es fácil decirlo
to have it easytenerlo fácil
the easy lifela vida fácil
easy listening (= music) → música f fácil de escuchar
they made it very easy for usnos lo pusieron muy fácil
"Russian made easy""ruso sin esfuerzo"
to be no easy matterno ser cosa fácil
it's an easy mistake to makees un error que se comete fácilmente
easy moneydinero m fácil
to be none too easyno ser nada fácil
to be easy on the eye/earser or resultar agradable a la vista/al oído
eat something that's easy on the stomachcome algo que sea fácil de digerir
to go for or take the easy optionoptar por lo más fácil
that's the easy parteso es lo fácil
easy pickingsbotín m fácil
easy preypresa f fácil
to be within easy reach of sthestar muy cerca de algo
to make easy readingser fácil de leer
to have an easy ride (fig) → tener las cosas fáciles
that's easier said than done!¡eso se dice pronto!, es fácil decirlo, pero hacerlo ...
I'd love to tell her to get lost but that's easier said than doneme encantaría mandarla al cuerno pero no es tan fácil de hacer
in or by easy stagespor etapas fáciles de superar
to be no easy taskno ser cosa fácil
to buy sth on easy terms (Comm) → comprar algo con facilidades de pago
to have an easy timeno tener problemas
to take the easy way out (fig) → optar por el camino más fácil
it's as easy as ABC or falling off a log or piees facilísimo
to be on easy streetestar forrado
2. (= relaxed) [life] → cómodo, relajado; [manners] → relajado, natural; [disposition, conversation, conscience] → tranquilo; [smile] → fácil; [voice, tone, style] → natural; [pace] → lento, pausado; [movement] → suelto, relajado
I'm easy (= not particular) → me es igual or me da igual
to feel easy (in one's mind)sentirse tranquilo
I don't feel easy about leaving the children with that womanno me siento tranquilo dejando a los niños con esa mujer
we relaxed into easy laughternos relajamos y empezamos a reírnos con naturalidad
he has or enjoys an easy relationship with his stepchildrentiene una relación muy buena or se lleva muy bien con los hijos de su mujer
you can rest easypuedes estar tranquilo
to be on easy terms with sbestar en confianza con algn
3. (= promiscuous) [woman] → fácil
a woman of easy virtue (o.f., euph) → una mujer ligera de cascos
we can all breathe easy nowahora todos podemos respirar tranquilos
taking orders doesn't come easy to himno le resulta fácil obedecer órdenes
easy come, easy gotal y como viene se va
easy does it!¡despacio!, ¡cuidado!, ¡con calma!
go easy with the sugarno te pases con el azúcar
go easy on himno seas muy duro con él
to take things easy, take it easy (= rest) → descansar; (= go slowly) → tomárselo con calma
take it easy! (= don't worry) → ¡cálmete!, ¡no te pongas nervioso!; (= don't rush) → ¡despacio!, ¡no corras!
see also stand C1
C. CPD easy chair Nbutaca f, sillón m (Sp)
 Fácil, difícil and imposible are followed directly by the infinitive when they qualify the action itself:
Solving the problem is easy, It's easy to solve the problem Es fácil resolver el problema It is sometimes difficult/impossible to control oneself En ocasiones es difícil/imposible controlarse
 When the adjective qualifies a noun or pronoun rather than the verb, de is inserted before the infinitive:
The problem is easy to solve El problema es fácil de resolver That's difficult or hard to believe Eso es difícil de creer Semtex is impossible to detect El Semtex es imposible de detectar
! Remember in this case to make the adjective agree with the noun or pronoun it describes:
Some of his works are difficult to classify Algunas de sus obras son difíciles de encasillar


(= simple) → facile
it's easy to do ... (= not difficult) → il est facile de faire ...
It's easy to train dogs → C'est facile de dresser des chiens.
It's easy to make a mistake → Il est facile de faire une erreur.
sth is easy to do
Dogs are easy to train → Les chiens sont faciles à dresser.
to be easy for sb to do sth → être facile pour qn de faire qch
That's easy for you to say! → Pour toi, c'est facile à dire!
that's easier said than done → c'est plus facile à dire qu'à faire
(= relaxed) [manner] → aisé(e); [conversation] → tranquille
to feel easy about sth → être tranquille à propos de qch
to feel easy about doing sth → être tranquille à l'idée de faire qch
I'm easy (= don't mind) → ça m'est égal
(= untroubled) [life] → facile
to make life easier → rendre la vie plus facile
(= vulnerable) [target, prey] → facile
payment on easy terms (COMMERCE)facilités fpl de paiement
(in a relaxed way) to take things easy, to take it easy (not push o.s. too hard)y aller doucement; (not worry)
Take it easy. Everything's under control → Ne t'inquiète pas. Tout est en ordre.
(= carefully) easy does it → doucement
to go easy on sth (= not take too much) → y aller doucement avec qch
to go easy on sb (= be gentle with) → y aller doucement avec qneasy-care [ˈiːzikeər] adj [fabric, shirt] → d'entretien facileeasy chair nfauteuil measy-going [ˌiːziˈgəʊɪŋ] adj (= equable) [person] → facile à vivre; [attitude] → complaisant(e)
She's very easy-going → Elle est très facile à vivre.easy-listening easy listening [ˌiːziˈlɪsənɪŋ]
n (= music) → easy-listening f
adj [album, CD] → d'easy-listening; [version] → easy-listeningeasy-peasy [ˌiːziˈpiːzi] adj (British) (= very easy) → fastoche easy touch n (= person)
He's an easy touch → C'est une bonne poire.


adj (+er)
(= simple)leicht; task, jobleicht, einfach; option, solution, answereinfach; finding somewhere to eat is an easy taskes ist leicht or einfach, ein Restaurant zu finden; it’s no easy taskes ist nicht einfach; it’s easy to forget that …man vergisst leicht, dass …; it’s easy for hersie hat es leicht; it’s easy for her to do itsie kann es leicht tun; that’s easy for you to saydu hast gut reden; to make easy readingleicht zu lesen sein; he was an easy winnerer hat mühelos gewonnen; to be far from easy or none too easyalles andere als leicht sein, nicht gerade leicht sein; that’s the easy partdas ist das Einfache; it’s an easy (enough) mistake to makeden Fehler kann man leicht machen, das kann einem leicht passieren; to be within easy reach of somethingetw leicht erreichen können; in or by easy stages (= step by step)Schritt für Schritt; (= gradually)nach und nach; as easy as pie or as ABC or as falling off a logkinderleicht; easier said than doneleichter gesagt als getan; easy creditleicht erhältliche Kredite; on easy terms (Comm) → zu günstigen Bedingungen; to go for the easy option, to take the easy way outes sich (dat)leicht machen; she is easy to work with/get on withmit ihr kann man gut arbeiten/auskommen; she opted for the easy lifesie machte sich (dat)das Leben leicht; easy livingein sorgenfreies Leben; to have it easy, to have an easy time (of it)es leicht haben; to have an easy ridees leicht haben; he will not be given an easy rideman wird es ihm nicht leicht machen; easy preyeine leichte Beute; to be easy meat (inf)eine leichte Beute sein
(= not harsh) to be easy on the eye/earangenehm anzusehen/anzuhören sein; he/she is easy on the eye (inf)er/sie sieht gut aus; to be easy on the stomachleicht verdaulich sein
(= relaxed) temperament, conversation, laugh, smile, voiceungezwungen; relationshipunbefangen; tonelässig; at an easy pacein gemütlichem Tempo; he had a quick and easy laugher lachte schnell und ungezwungen; to be on easy terms with somebodymit jdm auf vertrautem Fuß stehen; I’m easy (Brit inf) → mir ist alles recht, ist mir egal (inf); stand easy! (Brit Mil) → rührt euch!; I don’t feel easy about it (= uncomfortable)es ist mir nicht recht, mir ist dabei nicht wohl
(pej inf: = promiscuous) she’s easysie ist immer zu haben; she wasn’t like the easy girls he had knownsie war anders als die leichten Mädchen, die er gekannt hatte; to be an easy make (US) or lay (sl)jeden ranlassen (inf); woman of easy virtue (dated euph, = prostitute) → Freudenmädchen nt
adv (inf) to go easy on somebodynicht so streng mit jdm sein; to go easy on somethingmit etw sparsam umgehen; to go easy on the brakes/one’s liverdie Bremsen/seine Leber schonen; to take it easy, to take things easy (= rest)sich schonen; take it easy! (= calm down)immer mit der Ruhe!; (esp US, when saying goodbye) → machs gut!; easy does itimmer sachte


easy chair
nSessel m
easy come, easy go
interjwie gewonnen, so zerronnen (Prov)
easy-come easy-go
adj (= not anxious)gelassen; (= lax)lax, lässig
easy listening
adj album, CDmit leichter Musik, mit Unterhaltungsmusik; easy musicleichte Musik, Unterhaltungsmusik f
easy money
nleicht verdientes Geld; you can make easySie können leicht Geld machen
adj (Brit inf, baby-talk) → kinderleicht
easy street
n (inf) to be on easyim Wohlstand leben
easy touch
n to be an easy (inf)nicht nein or Nein sagen können


1. (-ier (comp) (-iest (superl))) adj
a. (not difficult) → facile
it is easy to see that ... → è facile comprendere che...
he's easy to get on with → ha un buon carattere
he came in an easy first → ha vinto di larga misura
easier said than done → si fa presto a dirlo
easy money → facili guadagni mpl
b. (carefree, life) → agiato/a, tranquillo/a; (relationship) → cordiale; (relaxed, manners, style) → disinvolto/a
to feel easy in one's mind → sentirsi tranquillo/a
payment on easy terms (Comm) → facilitazioni fpl di pagamento
I'm easy (fam) → non ho problemi
2. adv easy does it!piano!
to take it or things easy → prendersela con calma
take it easy! (don't worry) → non prendertela! (don't rush) → calma!
go easy with the sugar → vacci piano con lo zucchero
go easy on him → non essere troppo duro con lui
stand easy! (Mil) → riposo!


(iːz) noun
1. freedom from pain or from worry or hard work. a lifetime of ease.
2. freedom from difficulty. He passed his exam with ease.
3. naturalness. ease of manner.
1. to free from pain, trouble or anxiety. A hot bath eased his tired limbs.
2. (often with off) to make or become less strong, less severe, less fast etc. The pain has eased (off); The driver eased off as he approached the town.
3. to move (something heavy or awkward) gently or gradually in or out of position. They eased the wardrobe carefully up the narrow staircase.
ˈeasily adverb
1. without difficulty. She won the race easily.
2. by far. This is easily the best book I've read this year.
3. very probably. It may easily rain tomorrow.
ˈeasiness noun
ˈeasy adjective
1. not difficult. This is an easy job (to do).
2. free from pain, trouble, anxiety etc. He had an easy day at the office.
3. friendly. an easy manner/smile.
4. relaxed; leisurely. The farmer walked with an easy stride.
a command to go or act gently. Easy! You'll fall if you run too fast.
easy chair
a chair that is soft and comfortable, eg an armchair.
ˌeasy-ˈgoing adjective
not inclined to worry.
at ease
free from anxiety or embarrassment. He is completely at ease among strangers.
easier said than done
more difficult than it at first seems. Getting seats for the theatre is easier said than done.
go easy on
to be careful with. Go easy on the wine – there won't be enough for the rest of the guests.
stand at ease
(eg soldiers) to stand with legs apart and hands clasped behind the back.
take it easy
not to work etc hard or energetically; to avoid using much effort. The doctor told him to take it easy.
take one's ease
to make oneself comfortable; to relax. There he was – taking his ease in his father's chair!


سَهْل snadný let einfach εύκολος fácil helppo facile lagan facile 簡単な 쉬운 gemakkelijk lettvint łatwy fácil легко enkel ง่าย kolay dễ 容易的


a. fácil;
within ___ reachal alcance de la mano;
___ paymentsfacilidades de pago.
References in classic literature ?
Meg stopped lecturing, and lighted the lamp, Amy got out of the easy chair without being asked, and Jo forgot how tired she was as she sat up to hold the slippers nearer to the blaze.
For the whole class it will be easy while I am here.
It was not easy, that backward tramp through the jungle, especially as night had fallen.
I persuaded him to throw the dirk away; and it was as easy as persuading a child to give up some bright fresh new way of killing itself.
It is easy to say these things; it is easy to revile us, easy to despise us; therefore, let these people rail on; they cannot feel as Byng and I feel--it is their loss, not ours.
Assuming that the admiral was likely to keep all his important documents within easy reach of his own hand, she might now feel certain that the Secret Trust was secured in one or other of the rooms in the north wing.
But you see, I don't do it--I'm so easy and good-natured.
It's easy to talk; but it isn't so easy to find a man when you have got the whole world to hunt him in.
Ah, but I've lived easy in the meantime, never denied myself o' nothing heart desires, and slep' soft and ate dainty all my days but when at sea.
Tom Cecial, seeing how ill they had succeeded, and what a sorry end their expedition had come to, said to the bachelor, "Sure enough, Senor Samson Carrasco, we are served right; it is easy enough to plan and set about an enterprise, but it is often a difficult matter to come well out of it.
It was easy to get out of it by going either forward or backward, and then make a free passage under the iceberg, some hundreds of yards deeper.
Because the Romans did in these instances what all prudent princes ought to do, who have to regard not only present troubles, but also future ones, for which they must prepare with every energy, because, when foreseen, it is easy to remedy them; but if you wait until they approach, the medicine is no longer in time because the malady has become incurable; for it happens in this, as the physicians say it happens in hectic fever, that in the beginning of the malady it is easy to cure but difficult to detect, but in the course of time, not having been either detected or treated in the beginning, it becomes easy to detect but difficult to cure.