Definition of "easement" []

  • The act of easing or the condition of being eased. (noun)
  • Something that affords ease or comfort. (noun)
  • Law A right, such as a right of way, afforded a person to make limited use of another's real property. (noun)
  • The right enjoyed by a landowner of making limited use of his neighbour's land, as by crossing it to reach his own property (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.

  • The act of easing or something that brings ease (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "easement" in a sentence
  • "A wall must forever be built to give him easement from the high pitch, and Dede became a part of this wall."
  • "I of easement from the constriction of the jacket, of cleanliness in the place of filth, of smooth velvety skin of health in place of my poor parchment-crinkled hide."
  • "A floating easement is a right to go on property in New Orleans post-Katrina."