Associations to the word «Ease»


EASE, noun. The state of being comfortable or free from stress.
EASE, noun. Freedom from pain, worry, agitation, etc.
EASE, noun. Freedom from effort, difficulty or hardship.
EASE, noun. Dexterity or facility.
EASE, noun. Affluence and freedom from financial problems.
EASE, noun. Relaxation, rest and leisure.
EASE, noun. (clothing) Additional space to allow movement within a garment.
EASE, verb. (transitive) To free (something) from pain, worry, agitation, etc.
EASE, verb. (transitive) To alleviate, assuage or lessen (pain).
EASE, verb. (transitive) To give respite to (someone).
EASE, verb. (transitive) To loosen or slacken the tension on (something).
EASE, verb. (transitive) To reduce the difficulty of (something).
EASE, verb. (transitive) To move (something) slowly and carefully.
EASE, verb. (intransitive) To lessen in severity.
EASE, verb. (intransitive) To proceed with little effort.
EASE NATURE, verb. (archaic) (euphemism) To urinate or defecate.
EASE OF DOING BUSINESS INDEX, proper noun. (economics) An index created by the World Bank, where higher rankings indicate better, usually simpler regulations for businesses and stronger protections of property rights.
EASE OFF, verb. (transitive) to reduce pressure; to become less serious
EASE UP, verb. To become more relaxed
EASE UP, verb. To reduce the speed

Dictionary definition

EASE, 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".
EASE, 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".
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".
EASE, noun. Freedom from constraint or embarrassment; "I am never at ease with strangers".
EASE, noun. Freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool".
EASE, verb. Move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair".
EASE, verb. Lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs".
EASE, verb. Make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge".
EASE, verb. Lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears".

Wise words

Words differently arranged have a different meaning, and meanings differently arranged have different effects.
Blaise Pascal