Definitions for ease

Definitions for (noun) ease

Main entry: rest, relaxation, repose, ease

Definition: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

Usage: took his repose by the swimming pool

Main entry: ease, easiness, simpleness, simplicity

Definition: freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort

Usage: he rose through the ranks with apparent ease; they put it into containers for ease of transportation; the very easiness of the deed held her back

Main entry: informality, ease

Definition: freedom from constraint or embarrassment

Usage: I am never at ease with strangers

Main entry: ease, relief

Definition: the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)

Usage: he enjoyed his relief from responsibility; getting it off his conscience gave him some ease

Main entry: ease, comfort

Definition: a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state

Usage: a life of luxury and ease; he had all the material comforts of this world

Definitions for (verb) ease

Main entry: comfort, ease

Definition: lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate

Usage: ease the pain in your legs

Main entry: ease, alleviate, facilitate

Definition: make easier

Usage: you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge

Main entry: ease, relieve, allay, still

Definition: lessen the intensity of or calm

Usage: The news eased my conscience; still the fears

Main entry: ease

Definition: move gently or carefully

Usage: He eased himself into the chair

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