ease

phonetic symbol: / íz / 

ease - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility)
relaxation , repose , rest

[ noun ]
■ freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort
e.g.)
・he rose through the ranks with apparent ease
・they put it into containers for ease of transportation
easiness , simpleness , simplicity

[ noun ]
■ freedom from constraint or embarrassment
e.g.)
・I am never at ease with strangers
informality

[ noun ]
■ the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress)
e.g.)
・getting it off his conscience gave him some ease
relief

[ noun ]
■ a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state
e.g.)
・a life of luxury and ease
comfort

[ verb ]
■ lessen pain or discomfort
■ alleviate
e.g.)
・ease the pain in your legs
comfort

[ verb ]
■ make easier
alleviate , facilitate

[ verb ]
■ lessen the intensity of or calm
e.g.)
・The news eased my conscience
allay , relieve , still

[ verb ]
■ move gently or carefully
e.g.)
・He eased himself into the chair

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