- 1 (facility) facilidad (feminine) ease of operation/reference facilidad de manejo/consulta for ease of access para facilitar el acceso with ease fácilmente, con facilidad the graceful ease with which he moved la gracia y soltura con que se movíaMore example sentences
- Presented with a gilt-edged chance, Gardyne attempted to lift his shot over Craig Wight, but the goalkeeper caught the effort with ease.
- Women retained their rights to manage their own money and property after marriage and could obtain a divorce with the same ease - or difficulty - as a man.
- How has the final sound mixing gone in terms of difficulty or ease?
- 2 2.1 (freedom from constraint) I never feel at ease with her con ella nunca siento que me puedo relajar or nunca me siento a mis anchas I feel more at ease in casual clothes me siento más cómodo or más a gusto vestido de sport he knows how to put interviewees at their ease sabe hacer relajar al entrevistado to put/set sb's mind at ease tranquilizar* a algn 2.2 [Military/Militar] (stand) at ease! ¡descansen!, ¡en descanso!
- 3 (leisure) he was used to a life of ease estaba acostumbrado a la buena vida or a una vida desahogada to take one's ease [literary/literario] reposar [formal]
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- 1 1.1 [pain] calmar, aliviar; [tension] hacer* disminuir, aliviar; [burden] aligerar to ease sb's mind tranquilizar* a algn he did it to ease his conscience lo hizo para descargarse la conciencia they eased me of a couple of hundred dollars [humorous/humorístico] me aligeraron de unos doscientos dólares [humorous/humorístico] 1.2 [situation] paliar, mejorar; [transition] facilitar a bridge would ease the traffic flow un puente descongestionaría or haría más fluida la circulación del tráfico to ease the way for sb allanarle el camino a algnMore example sentences
- Behind the slick new steel and glass facades, what can you expect in the way of facilities to ease the MBA learning experience?
- The same materials are expected to be used in the larger extension, which will have a conveyor link to the existing facility to ease the transfer of airfreight.
- He urged Government to prioritise the provision of facilities that would ease the education and employment access of the blind.
- 2 2.1 [rules/restrictions] relajar 2.2 [belt/rope] aflojarMore example sentences
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- The ship ran aground for three minutes before it was eased off.
- The process will test his ability to make good on his promises to use rail to ease Westside traffic congestion.
- He said network congestion would be eased in Windhoek with the opening of additional base stations.
- The U.S. boom has softened a bit lately, easing some of the pressure on central bankers in both countries to hurry up and raise rates.
- 3 (move with care) (+ adverb complement/+ adverbio predicativo) they eased him into the wheelchair lo sentaron con cuidado en la silla de ruedas he eased on his jacket se puso la chaqueta con cuidadoMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.1 [pain] aliviarse, calmarse; [tension] disminuir*, decrecer* 1.2 [interest rate/prices] disminuir*, bajarMore example sentences1.3 [restriction] relajarse
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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.
- ‘When I get tense, I see the funny side and begin to laugh and then the tension eases,’ he explains.
- Then the sadness and shame began to ease, and I realised that they were not productive feelings.
- Tensions eased with each passing moment and the three friends began joking with each other.
- verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (become less severe) [rain] amainar; [fever] bajar; [pain] aliviarse, calmarse; [pressure/traffic] disminuir*; [tension] disminuir*, decrecer* things have eased off a little at work las cosas se han calmado un poco en el trabajo 1.2 (act more moderately) he'll be dead before he's forty if he doesn't ease off no va a llegar a los cuarenta si sigue trabajando así or si no se toma las cosas con más calma ease off, Jim; he's only a youngster tranquilo Jim, no es más que un chico 1.3ease up 2 1.1verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (be less severe with) ease off the criticism a little no critiques tanto ease off him or you'll break his arm! ¡déjalo ya, que le vas a romper el brazo! 2.2 [accelerator/brake] soltar*, aflojarle a [colloquial/familiar]
ease upverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio