It's surprisingly easy to use.
It was an easy decision to make.
They scored an easy goal late in the game.
It wasn't easy for her to leave home.
There are no easy solutions to this problem.
He's had an easy life.
This new schedule should make our lives easier.
I hope this will make things easier for you.
I won't feel easy until I know that she arrived safely. Adverb
He just wants to take life easy now.
we can make the trip in four hours easySee More
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Yogurt Speaking of foods that go down easily, yogurt is easy to swallow, cool, and relatively bland.—Christine Byrne, Mph, SELF, 13 Nov. 2023 What’s also making the game easier, allowing for more ball movement, is the speed at which the Mavericks are playing.—Doyle Rader, Forbes, 13 Nov. 2023 By the end of my first week, however, the mathematics of getting dressed had become palpably easier.—Eliza Dumais, Vogue, 13 Nov. 2023 The road to their first win since Oct. 31 does not get any easier, with their next game in Denver, where the Clippers have not won since December 2020.—Andrew Greif, Los Angeles Times, 12 Nov. 2023 Mexican lager counters the beef’s bold heat not by being equally big, but by being unshakable, easy, and mild—the perfect palate cleanser.—Jason O'Bryan, Robb Report, 12 Nov. 2023 These nine types of boughs are readily available at local garden centers and are even easier to decorate your home with.—Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 12 Nov. 2023 Coming in hot with all of its golden glory is the Merit Beauty Bronze Balm — a bronzer that’s easy to hold thanks to its ovoid shape and even easier to blend due to its ultra-creamy formula.—Alyssa Brascia, Peoplemag, 12 Nov. 2023 While wearable devices don’t generally require much power, wearables must be, well, easy to wear.—IEEE Spectrum, 1 Nov. 2023
The soft armrests make getting in and out easy and there’s even a cup holder for your favorite drink.—Kathy Barr, Rolling Stone, 9 Nov. 2023 The tree also comes with a metal stand wrapped in stylish burlap, which makes setting it up so easy.—Nicol Natale, Peoplemag, 7 Nov. 2023 The single control button makes operating the mug easy; this one button turns the mug on and off as well as sets the temperature.—Quincy Bulin, Better Homes & Gardens, 31 Oct. 2023 All trees come pre-lit in a variety of lighting options to make decorating easy, and the quick standard shipping ensures plenty of time to enjoy your holiday tree before the season slips away.—Carrie Honaker, Southern Living, 26 Oct. 2023 No, that would be far too easy, and King Gizzard doesn’t do easy.—Jonathan Cohen, SPIN, 25 Oct. 2023 Don’t set the bar too high, just start out easy and do the right thing ...—Lorraine Berry, Los Angeles Times, 3 Oct. 2023 The refugees were lured there by propaganda from Belarusian dictator Alexander Lukashenko, who cynically engineered a geopolitical crisis, promising migrants easy passage over the Polish border into the European Union.—Scott Roxborough, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Sep. 2023 The result is a cookie that's the perfect balance of salty and sweet and goes down easy.—Southern Living Editors, Southern Living, 6 Oct. 2023 See More
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Middle English esy, from Anglo-French eisé, aasié, past participle of eiser, aaisier to ease, from a- ad- (from Latin ad-) + eise ease