Definitions for easeiz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

easeiz(n.; v.)eased, eas•ing.

  1. (n.)freedom from labor, pain, or physical annoyance; relaxation or comfort:

    to enjoy one's ease.

  2. freedom from concern, anxiety, or solicitude:

    to be at ease about one's health.

  3. freedom from difficulty or great effort; facility:

    It can be done with ease.

  4. freedom from financial need; plenty:

    a life of ease.

  5. freedom from stiffness, constraint, or formality; unaffectedness.

  6. (v.t.)to free from anxiety or care:

    to ease one's mind.

  7. to mitigate, lighten, or lessen:

    to ease pain.

  8. to release from pressure or tension.

  9. to move or shift with great care:

    to ease a car into a narrow parking space.

  10. to render less difficult; facilitate.

  11. to bring (the helm or rudder of a vessel) slowly amidships. to bring the head of (a vessel) into the wind.

    Category: Navy, Nautical

  12. (v.i.)to abate in severity, pressure, tension, etc. (often fol. by off or up).

  13. to become less painful, burdensome, etc.

  14. to move or shift, or be moved or shifted, with great care.

  15. ease out, to prevail upon tactfully to leave a job, move from an apartment, etc.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Idioms for ease:

  1. at ease,a position of rest in which soldiers standing in formation may relax but may not leave their places or talk.

    Category: Idiom, Military

Origin of ease:

1175–1225; ME ese, eise < AF ese, OF aise, eise comfort < VL *adjace(m), acc. of *adjacēs vicinity, L adjacēnsadjacent , taken as a n. of the type nūbēs, acc. nūbem cloud

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ease, easiness, simplicity, simpleness(noun)

    freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort

    "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"

  2. ease, comfort(noun)

    a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state

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

  3. relief, ease(noun)

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

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

  4. ease, informality(noun)

    freedom from constraint or embarrassment

    "I am never at ease with strangers"

  5. rest, ease, repose, relaxation(verb)

    freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)

    "took his repose by the swimming pool"

  6. ease(verb)

    move gently or carefully

    "He eased himself into the chair"

  7. comfort, ease(verb)

    lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate

    "ease the pain in your legs"

  8. facilitate, ease, alleviate(verb)

    make easier

    "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"

  9. still, allay, relieve, ease(verb)

    lessen the intensity of or calm

    "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. ease(noun)iz

    ≠ difficulty

    a bed that can be assembled with ease

  2. easeiz

    ≠ ill at ease

    I still don't feel at ease with him.

  3. ease(verb)iz

    to become or make less severe

    drugs to ease the pain; The negotiations have eased the crisis.; a heat wave that is finally easing

  4. easeiz

    to move somewhere slowly and carefully

    I eased the car into the tiny space.


  1. ease(Noun)

    The state of being comfortable or free from stress.

    She enjoyed the ease of living in a house where the servants did all the work.

  2. ease(Noun)

    Freedom from pain, worry, agitation, etc.

    His mind was at ease when he received his pension.

  3. ease(Noun)

    Freedom from effort, difficulty or hardship.

    He passed all the exams with ease.

  4. ease(Noun)

    Dexterity or facility.

    He played the organ with ease.

  5. ease(Noun)

    Affluence and freedom from financial problems.

    After winning the jackpot, she lived a life of luxurious ease.

  6. ease(Noun)

    Relaxation, rest and leisure.

    We took our ease on the patio.

  7. ease(Noun)

    Additional space to allow movement within a garment.

    to add ease to a waist measurement

  8. ease(Verb)

    To free (something) from pain, worry, agitation, etc.

    He eased his conscience by confessing.

  9. ease(Verb)

    To alleviate, assuage or lessen (pain).

    He loosened his shoe to ease the pain.

  10. ease(Verb)

    To give respite to (someone).

    The provision of extra staff eased their workload.

  11. ease(Verb)

    To loosen or slacken the tension on (something).

    We eased the rope, then lowered the sail.

  12. ease(Verb)

    To reduce the difficulty of (something).

    We had to ease the entry requirements.

  13. ease(Verb)

    To move (something) slowly and carefully.

    He eased the cork from the bottle.

  14. ease(Verb)

    To lessen in severity.

    The pain eased overnight.

  15. ease(Verb)

    To proceed with little effort.

    The car eased onto the motorway.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ease(noun)

    satisfaction; pleasure; hence, accommodation; entertainment

  2. Ease(noun)

    freedom from anything that pains or troubles; as: (a) Relief from labor or effort; rest; quiet; relaxation; as, ease of body

  3. Ease(noun)

    freedom from care, solicitude, or anything that annoys or disquiets; tranquillity; peace; comfort; security; as, ease of mind

  4. Ease(noun)

    freedom from constraint, formality, difficulty, embarrassment, etc.; facility; liberty; naturalness; -- said of manner, style, etc.; as, ease of style, of behavior, of address

  5. Ease(noun)

    to free from anything that pains, disquiets, or oppresses; to relieve from toil or care; to give rest, repose, or tranquility to; -- often with of; as, to ease of pain; ease the body or mind

  6. Ease(noun)

    to render less painful or oppressive; to mitigate; to alleviate

  7. Ease(noun)

    to release from pressure or restraint; to move gently; to lift slightly; to shift a little; as, to ease a bar or nut in machinery

  8. Ease(noun)

    to entertain; to furnish with accommodations

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ease' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4423

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ease' in Nouns Frequency: #1848

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ease' in Verbs Frequency: #637

Translations for ease

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


freedom from pain or from worry or hard work

a lifetime of ease.

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