Easy vs. Easier

Easy vs. Easier — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Easy and Easier

Easyadjective

Comfortable; at ease.

Now that I know it's taken care of, I can rest easy at night.

Easieradverb

more easily

Easyadjective

Requiring little skill or effort.

It's often easy to wake up but hard to get up.The teacher gave an easy test to her students.

Easyadjective

Causing ease; giving comfort, or freedom from care or labour.

Rich people live in easy circumstances.an easy chair

Easyadjective

Free from constraint, harshness, or formality; unconstrained; smooth.

easy manners; an easy style

Easyadjective

Consenting readily to sex.

He has a reputation for being easy; they say he slept with half the senior class.
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Easyadjective

Not making resistance or showing unwillingness; tractable; yielding; compliant.

Easyadjective

Not straitened as to money matters; opposed to tight.

The market is easy.

Easyadverb

In a relaxed or casual manner.

After his illness, John decided to take it easy.

Easyadverb

In a manner without strictness or harshness.

Jane went easier on him after he broke his arm.

Easyadverb

Used an intensifier for large magnitudes.

This project will cost 15 million dollars, easy.

Easyadverb

Not difficult, not hard. en

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Easynoun

Something that is easy

Easyverb

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Easyadjective

posing no difficulty; requiring little effort;

an easy joban easy probleman easy victorythe house is easy to heatsatisfied with easy answerstook the easy way out of his dilemma

Easyadjective

not hurried or forced;

an easy walk around the blockat a leisurely (or easygoing) pace

Easyadjective

free from worry or anxiety;

knowing that I had done my best, my mind was easyan easy good-natured mannerby the time the child faced the actual problem of reading she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words

Easyadjective

affording pleasure;

easy good looks

Easyadjective

having little impact;

an easy pat on the shouldergentle raina gentle breezea soft (or light) tapping at the window

Easyadjective

in fortunate circumstances financially; moderately rich;

they were comfortable or even wealthy by some standardseasy livinga prosperous familyhis family is well-situated financiallywell-to-do members of the community

Easyadjective

not harsh; causing little distress;

an easy penalty

Easyadjective

readily exploited or tricked;

an easy markan easy victim

Easyadjective

marked by moderate steepness;

an easy climba gentle slope

Easyadjective

performing adroitly and without effort;

her easy gracea facile hand

Easyadjective

not strict;

an easy teachereasy standardslenient rules

Easyadjective

affording comfort;

soft light that was easy on the eyes

Easyadjective

casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior;

her easy virtuehe was told to avoid loose (or light) womenwanton behavior

Easyadjective

less in demand and therefore readily obtainable;

commodities are easy this quarter

Easyadjective

plentiful and therefore at low interest rates; easy to come by;

easy money

Easyadverb

with ease (`easy' is sometimes used informally for `easily');

she was easily excitedwas easily confusedhe won easilythis china breaks very easilysuccess came too easy

Easyadverb

without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly');

he spoke slowlygo easy here--the road is slipperyglaciers move tardilyplease go slow so I can see the sights

Easyadverb

in a relaxed manner; or without hardship;

just wanted to take it easy