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1. ease

verb. ['ˈiːz'] move gently or carefully.

Synonyms

  • travel
  • go
  • locomote

Antonyms

  • sound
  • noisy
  • running
  • sparkling

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))

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How do you pronounce ease?

Pronounce ease as iz.

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Example sentences of the word ease


1. Verb, base form
Hot or cold compresses may help to ease your pain.

2. Noun, singular or mass
This will put the reader's mind at ease about getting a letter from a stranger.

Quotes containing the word ease


1. Humor helps ease the tension of race and the differences in society. If there wasn't comedy I don't know if Obama could have ever become president.
- Marlon Wayans

2. A painter, who finds no satisfaction in mere representation, however artistic, in his longing to express his inner life, cannot but envy the ease with which music, the most non-material of the arts today, achieves this end. He naturally seeks to apply the methods of music to his own art.
- Wassily Kandinsky

3. I know how devastated you must be to miss me, but leave a message, and I'll try to ease your agony
- Richelle Mead, Blood Promise

2. ease

verb. ['ˈiːz'] lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate.

Synonyms

  • relieve
  • alleviate
  • comfort
  • assuage

Antonyms

  • irritate
  • restrict
  • enforce
  • regulate

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. ease

verb. ['ˈiːz'] make easier.

Synonyms

  • aid
  • alleviate
  • facilitate
  • assist

Antonyms

  • agitate
  • abstain
  • comfortable
  • uncomfortable

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. ease

noun. ['ˈiːz'] freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort.

Synonyms

  • simpleness
  • easy
  • simplicity
  • effortlessness
  • easiness

Antonyms

  • difficulty
  • effortfulness
  • stand
  • sit

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ease

verb. ['ˈiːz'] lessen the intensity of or calm.

Synonyms

  • console
  • allay
  • comfort
  • solace
  • soothe
  • still
  • abreact

Antonyms

  • worry
  • louden
  • stormy
  • moving

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ease

noun. ['ˈiːz'] the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress).

Synonyms

  • respite
  • reprieve
  • comfort
  • comfortableness

Antonyms

  • work time
  • change
  • wake
  • lie

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ease

noun. ['ˈiːz'] a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state.

Synonyms

  • affluence
  • comfort
  • lap of luxury

Antonyms

  • erect
  • strengthening
  • decrease
  • decrement

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ease

noun. ['ˈiːz'] freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility).

Synonyms

  • laziness
  • dormancy
  • repose
  • lie-in
  • bed rest
  • bedrest
  • leisure
  • rest
  • sleeping
  • quiescence
  • inactivity
  • relaxation

Antonyms

  • action
  • active
  • activeness
  • venial sin

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ease

noun. ['ˈiːz'] freedom from constraint or embarrassment.

Synonyms

  • informality

Antonyms

  • discomposure
  • be active

Etymology

  • ese (Middle English (1100-1500))
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