Definition of user-friendly in US English:



  • (of a machine or system) easy to use or understand.

    ‘the search software is user-friendly’
    • ‘You can either browse our accessible user-friendly online parts list by make or part type.’
    • ‘Good internal linking is also part of an effective, user-friendly site.’
    • ‘They have been designed to be user-friendly with comprehensive help text to guide the user through the site.’
    • ‘Dan agrees with other users that the system is user-friendly and the data easy to extract and analyze.’
    • ‘This user-friendly machine has a tiny slot for inserting the bank-notes and the service provided is free.’
    • ‘For those hesitant about technology, be assured: this multimedia tool is user-friendly.’
    • ‘Our system is a working, effective and user-friendly data management tool for structural genomics projects.’
    • ‘The program isn't desperately user-friendly but it's easier to use than it initially looks.’
    • ‘Thus, there is a need for user-friendly project management and collaboration tools.’
    • ‘Members are encouraged to provide feedback to ensure the web site is as user-friendly as possible.’
    • ‘Library functions are provided for user-friendly programming.’
    • ‘The user-friendly touch screen will display details in English, Tamil and Malayalam.’
    • ‘The Website is user-friendly, making it easier for people to find and order products.’
    • ‘The information is set out in a simple, user-friendly format with clear instructions.’
    • ‘You want to create a small, simple, user-friendly website that will create the right image.’
    • ‘Although not very user-friendly, everything you need to know is contained there.’
    • ‘The database is designed to be user-friendly, and is searchable by a wide variety of criteria.’
    • ‘Nowadays, the trend is to make computers as user-friendly as possible.’
    • ‘The manual has been designed to be user-friendly and easy to read.’
    • ‘Designers are best served by having this information in the form of design charts or a user-friendly computer program.’
    easily understood, easily grasped, comprehensible, understandable, intelligible, articulate, coherent, lucid, clear, crystal clear, crystalline
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