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ease British & World English

Absence of difficulty or effort

ease English Thesaurus

the 15-year old beat all the adult players with ease

at ease British & World English

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed

ill at ease British & World English

Uncomfortable or embarrassed

ill at ease New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(three words, hyphens when attributive)

chapel of ease British & World English

An Anglican chapel situated for the convenience of parishioners living a long distance from the parish church

ease off/up in ease British & World English

Do something with more moderation

at ease in at ease British & World English

In a relaxed attitude with the feet apart and the hands behind the back (often as a command)

ease someone's mind British & World English

Alleviate someone’s anxiety

ease someone out in ease British & World English

Gradually exclude someone from a post, especially by devious or subtle manoeuvres

ease something away/down/off in ease British & World English

Slacken a rope or sail slowly or gently

ease someone into in ease British & World English

Introduce someone gradually to (an activity)

at ease in ease British & World English

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed

disease British & World English

A disorder of structure or function in a human, animal, or plant, especially one that produces specific symptoms or that affects a specific location and is not simply a direct result of physical injury

ill at ease in ill British & World English

Uncomfortable or embarrassed

ease someone's mind in ease British & World English

Alleviate someone’s anxiety

heartsease British & World English

A wild European pansy which typically has purple and yellow flowers. It has given rise to hybrids from which most garden pansies were developed

heart's-ease in heartsease British & World English

A wild European pansy which typically has purple and yellow flowers. It has given rise to hybrids from which most garden pansies were developed

at one's ease in ease British & World English

Free from worry or awkwardness; relaxed

ill at ease in ill English Thesaurus

he looked ill at ease in morning dress

at ease/at one's ease in ease English Thesaurus

when he woke he felt wonderfully at ease