Definición de ease en inglés:

ease

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sustantivo

[mass noun]

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  • 2 [no object, with adverbial of direction] Move carefully or gradually: I eased down the slope with care [with object and adverbial of direction]: she eased off her shoes
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    • Murmuring soft words of comfort and nonsense, she eased herself carefully along the wall, bringing her hand along the side of the horse.
    • Carefully, she eased over across the floor to the door, then moving as fast as she could, she swung it open.
    • Balancing the car on the throttle and I eased myself around for a couple of laps to familiarise myself with the setup.
  • 2.1 [with object] (ease someone into) Introduce someone gradually to (an activity): he brought in someone new and eased them into the job
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    • I think we need to ease Richard into a job with the Civil Service.
    • It remembers your previous volume setting just like a normal radio, but instead of jumping to that volume it slowly fades up to it, easing you into whatever happens to be playing at the moment.
    • It is effortlessly uplifting, totally breezy and an ideal way of easing you into what follows.
  • 2.2 [with object] (ease someone out) Gradually exclude someone from a post, especially by devious or subtle manoeuvres: after the scandal he was eased out of his job
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    • It looks more and more as if he was eased out not so much because of what he did, but because certain elements in the Labour Party wanted rid of him.
    • But, as I say, the plan is to ease them out of that.
    • The Army, contrary to perception, tends to ease them out of frontline duty.
  • 2.3 (ease something away/down/off) Nautical Slacken a rope or sail slowly or gently.
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    • The ship ran aground for three minutes before it was eased off.
  • 3 [no object] (Of share prices, interest rates, etc.) decrease in value or amount: shares eased 6p to 224p
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    • House price inflation needs to ease to a rate of 6 per cent if a disorderly correction is to be avoided.
    • The report came amid improving macroeconomic indicators as inflation has eased, interest rates are down and the rupiah has strengthened.
    • They feel that though interest rates should ease, banks may not be in a position to slash their lending rates.

Frases

at (one's) ease

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed: she was never quite at ease with Phil
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  • The main courses arrived swiftly, with the kind of faultlessly friendly, attentive yet unobtrusive service that always puts you at your ease in a restaurant.
  • The master of ceremonies will welcome each of the contestants in turn, set them at their ease, and introduced the musical item that each will render.
  • He had a great way with people, and had the remarkable ability to put customers at their ease.
Sinónimos
relaxed, calm, serene, tranquil, unworried, contented, content, happy; comfortable, secure, safe
informal chilled
(at ease) Military In a relaxed attitude with the feet apart and the hands behind the back (often as a command): all right, stand at ease!
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  • Both girls ceased their jitters and tried to stand at ease, gnawing away at their lips.
  • I halted in front of the sentry box, turned to the front and stood at ease.
  • The soldiers at Micklegate Bar are not marching but are stood at ease, and may well have been from the Army Cadet Corps.

ease someone's mind

Alleviate someone’s anxiety: concentrating on the stitching helped to ease her mind
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  • I went to a church service in the village last night and that eased my mind.
  • This will help your weight loss by easing your mind and tricking your body's metabolism and avoid plateauing.
  • ‘Well someone had to be on this island to plant the treasure,’ Dara explained, easing his mind.
Sinónimos
calm, quieten, pacify, soothe, comfort, bring comfort to, give solace to, solace, console; hearten, gladden, uplift, encourage

Derivativos

easer

sustantivo

Origen

Middle English: from Old French aise, based on Latin adjacens 'lying close by', present participle of adjacere. The verb is originally from Old French aisier, from the phrase a aise 'at ease'; in later use from the noun.

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