from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Easy to use or learn to use: "The public ought to be aware of the complexity of making new tax forms user-friendly” ( New York Times).
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- adj. designed to be easy for an untrained user to use; especially (for a computer system) having a uniform look and feel and standard widgets
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. easy to use
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With its user-friendly form of worship, flexible theology, multi-leveled membership commitments, and diverse family of small groups, Saddleback Church seems to have found a way to be all things to all people, which may be one explanation for its staggering growth.
Or a word that some now find more user-friendly than sex, even though it produces its own brand of awkwardness for suggesting that sex is somehow to be avoided: sexuality.
By the time the World Wide Web, or WWW, was up and running with a user-friendly web browser, Mosaic, implemented in 1993, the Soviet Union was history.
A user-friendly format and a rich array of features make this an essential tool for reading and writing, translation and schoolwork.
This user-friendly book was written especially for them.
Phonics might be described as user-friendly – there are lots of clues and reminders to help you along.
The software packages offer an easy, user-friendly way to learn one of the most difficult and complex languages on the planet.
Plus: This user-friendly machine has it all: a thermometer that told us when to add the yogurt culture, a digital display that let us set the incubation times with great precision, reminder tones five and 10 minutes before the yogurt was ready, and an automatic shutoff feature.
Tilevich and Webb recruited two undergraduates to develop what became the user-friendly VT Bus Tracker.
But then one of the students went to the student government to ask for funding to turn it into a user-friendly program.