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  • English Word Easter Definition An annual church festival commemorating Christ's resurrection, and occurring on Sunday, the second day after Good Friday. It corresponds to the pasha or passover of the Jews, and most nations still give it this name under the various forms of pascha, pasque, paque, or pask.
  • English Word Easter Definition To veer to the east; -- said of the wind.
  • English Word Easter Definition The day on which the festival is observed; Easter day.
  • English Word Easterling Definition A piece of money coined in the east by Richard II. of England.
  • English Word Easterling Definition A native of a country eastward of another; -- used, by the English, of traders or others from the coasts of the Baltic.
  • English Word Easterling Definition Relating to the money of the Easterlings, or Baltic traders. See Sterling.
  • English Word Easterling Definition The smew.
  • English Word Easterly Definition Situated, directed, or moving toward the east; as, the easterly side of a lake; an easterly course or voyage.
  • English Word Easterly Definition Coming from the east; as, it was easterly wind.
  • English Word Easterly Definition Toward, or in the direction of, the east.
  • English Word Eastern Definition Going toward the east, or in the direction of east; as, an eastern voyage.
  • English Word Eastern Definition Situated or dwelling in the east; oriental; as, an eastern gate; Eastern countries.
  • English Word Easternmost Definition Most eastern.
  • English Word Easting Definition The distance measured toward the east between two meridians drawn through the extremities of a course; distance of departure eastward made by a vessel.
  • English Word Eastward Definition Alt. of Eastwards
  • English Word Eastwards Definition Toward the east; in the direction of east from some point or place; as, New Haven lies eastward from New York.
  • English Word Easy Definition Free from pain, distress, toil, exertion, and the like; quiet; as, the patient is easy.
  • English Word Easy Definition Not straitened as to money matters; as, the market is easy; -- opposed to tight.
  • English Word Easy Definition At ease; free from pain, trouble, or constraint
  • English Word Easy Definition Not difficult; requiring little labor or effort; slight; inconsiderable; as, an easy task; an easy victory.
  • English Word Easy Definition Moderate; sparing; frugal.
  • English Word Easy Definition Free from constraint, harshness, or formality; unconstrained; smooth; as, easy manners; an easy style.
  • English Word Easy Definition Not causing, or attended with, pain or disquiet, or much exertion; affording ease or rest; as, an easy carriage; a ship having an easy motion; easy movements, as in dancing.
  • English Word Easy Definition Not making resistance or showing unwillingness; tractable; yielding; complying; ready.
  • English Word Easy Definition Free from care, responsibility, discontent, and the like; not anxious; tranquil; as, an easy mind.
  • English Word Easy Definition Causing ease; giving freedom from care or labor; furnishing comfort; commodious; as, easy circumstances; an easy chair or cushion.
  • English Word Easy-chair Definition An armchair for ease or repose.
  • English Word Easy-going Definition Moving easily; hence, mild-tempered; ease-loving; inactive.
  • English Word Eat Definition of Eat
  • English Word Eat Definition To corrode, as metal, by rust; to consume the flesh, as a cancer; to waste or wear away; to destroy gradually; to cause to disappear.