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ease
British English: /iːz/
American English: /iz/

Translation of ease in French:

noun

  • 2 (freedom from anxiety) at ease (gen)
    à l'aise
    at ease! (Military) ill at ease
    mal à l'aise
    to put somebody at ease/at their ease
    mettre quelqu'un à l'aise/à son aise
    to take one's ease
    se détendre
    to put somebody's mind at ease
    rassurer quelqu'un (about à propos de)
    her mind was at ease at last
    elle avait enfin l'esprit tranquille

transitive verb

  • 3 (move carefully)to ease something into
    introduire quelque chose délicatement dans
    to ease something out of
    sortir quelque chose délicatement de

intransitive verb

  • 1 (lessen)
    (tension, pain, pressure)
    s'atténuer
    (congestion, overcrowding, rain, snow, rate)
    diminuer
    (fog)
    se dissiper
  • 2 (become less difficult)
    (situation)
    se détendre
    (problem)
    s'atténuer
  • 3 (Finance)
    (price)
    être en légère baisse

reflexive verb

  • to ease oneself into
    se laisser glisser délicatement dans (seat, bath)
    to ease oneself out of
    se lever délicatement de (chair)
    to ease oneself through
    se glisser par (gap)

Phrasal verbs

ease back

ease [something] back, ease back [something]
ôter délicatement (cover, bandage)

ease off

1 ease off 1.1 (lessen)
(business)
se ralentir
(demand, congestion)
se réduire
(traffic, rain, snow)
diminuer
(fog)
se dissiper
1.2 (work less hard)
(person)
relâcher son effort
2 ease [something] off, ease off [something] (remove gently)
ôter délicatement (lid, boot)

ease up

(relax)
se détendre, se reposer
to ease up on somebody/on something
être moins sévère envers quelqu'un/pour quelque chose

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