Meaning of “easy” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb uk us /ˈiːzi/
take it/things easy

B1 to relax and not use too much energy:

After his heart attack, he had to take things easy for a while.
go easy on sb informal

to treat someone in a gentle way and not be too strict :

Go easy on the boy - he's only young.
go easy on sth informal

to not eat or use too much of something:

Go easy on the chips, there aren't many left.

(Definition of “easy adverb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)