Synonyms of easy in English:

easy


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adjective

1‘Wilf's task was very easy’

SYNONYMS

uncomplicated, not difficult, undemanding, unexacting, unchallenging, effortless, painless, trouble-free, facile, simple, straightforward, elementary, idiot-proof, plain sailing

informal easy-peasy, easy as pie, as easy as falling off a log, as easy as ABC, a piece of cake, child's play, kids' stuff, a cinch, no sweat, a doddle, a breeze, a pushover, money for old rope, money for jam

North American informal duck soup, a snap

US easy-breezy

NZ Australian informal a bludge

South African informal a piece of old tackle

British vulgar slang a piece of piss

dated a snip

ANTONYMS

difficult

2‘some parents have easy babies and amenable children’

SYNONYMS

docile, manageable, amenable, biddable, tractable, compliant, pliant, yielding, acquiescent, accommodating, obliging, cooperative, easy-going, flexible

ANTONYMS

difficult, demanding

3‘the thug thought he had picked an easy target’

SYNONYMS

vulnerable, susceptible, exploitable, defenceless, naive, gullible, trusting, credulous, impressionable

ANTONYMS

streetwise

4‘Vic's easy manner made everyone feel at home’

SYNONYMS

natural, casual, informal, unceremonious, unreserved, uninhibited, unconstrained, unforced, unaffected, free and easy, easy-going, familiar, amiable, affable, genial, congenial, agreeable, good-humoured

carefree, nonchalant, unconcerned, composed, insouciant, urbane, suave

informal laid-back, unflappable, together

ANTONYMS

formal

5‘they are hoping for an easy life’

SYNONYMS

calm, tranquil, serene, quiet, peaceful, trouble-free, untroubled, undisturbed, unworried, contented, relaxed, comfortable, secure, safe

informal cushy

ANTONYMS

uneasy

6‘the walkers set off at an easy pace’

SYNONYMS

leisurely, leisured, unhurried, unrushed, comfortable, unexacting, undemanding, easy-going, gentle, sedate, moderate, steady, regular, even

informal laid-back

ANTONYMS

demanding

7‘she had a reputation at school for being easy’

SYNONYMS

promiscuous, sexually indiscriminate, free with one's favours, of easy virtue, unchaste, loose, wanton, abandoned, licentious, dissolute, dissipated, debauched

swinging, sluttish, whorish, tarty, slaggy

North American roundheeled

West Indian slack

archaic light

rare concupiscent, riggish

ANTONYMS

chaste


Phrases

    take it easy

      ‘the doctor was still advising me to take it easy’

      SYNONYMS

      relax, unwind, loosen up, ease off, ease up, let up, slow down, de-stress, unbend, rest, repose, put one's feet up, take time off, take time out, slack off, be at leisure, take one's leisure, take one's ease, laze, luxuriate, do nothing, sit back, lounge, loll, slump, flop, idle, loaf, enjoy oneself, amuse oneself, play, entertain oneself

      informal

      let it all hang out, let one's hair down, unbutton, veg out

      North American informal

      hang loose, stay loose, chill out, kick back

      ANTONYMS

      be tense, psych oneself up