Definition of "ease" []

  • The condition of being comfortable or relieved. (noun)
  • Freedom from pain, worry, or agitation: Her mind was at ease knowing that the children were safe. (noun)
  • Freedom from constraint or embarrassment; naturalness. (noun)
  • Freedom from difficulty, hardship, or effort: rose through the ranks with apparent ease. (noun)
  • Readiness or dexterity in performance; facility: a pianist who played the sonata with ease. (noun)
  • Freedom from discomfort, worry, or anxiety (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Lack of difficulty, labour, or awkwardness; facility (noun)
  • Rest, leisure, or relaxation (noun)
  • Freedom from poverty or financial embarrassment; affluence (noun)
  • Lack of restraint, embarrassment, or stiffness (noun)
  • To make or become less burdensome (verb)
  • To relieve (a person) of worry or care; comfort (verb)
  • To make comfortable or give rest to (verb)
  • To make less difficult; facilitate (verb)
  • To move or cause to move into, out of, etc, with careful manipulation (verb)
  • To lessen or cause to lessen in severity, pressure, tension, or strain; slacken, loosen, or abate (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "ease" in a sentence
  • "She replied, ‘Can aught befal me worse than death which indeed I seek, for by Allah, my ease is therein?’"
  • "They are "at ease," but as I am "sore displeased" with them, their ease is accursed."
  • "Where I think Macs have the upper hand is in ease of use."