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

Translation of ease in German:


  • 1 (freedom from pain or trouble)
    Ruhe Fem.
    set somebody at ease
    jemanden beruhigen
  • 2
    (leisure) Muße Fem.
    (idleness) Müßiggang Mask.
    a life of ease
    ein Leben der Muße
  • 3 (freedom from constraint)
    Entspanntheit Fem.
    at [one's] ease
    she sat there taking her ease
    sie machte es sich Dat. gemütlich od. behaglich
    be or feel at [one's] ease
    sich wohl fühlen
    put or set somebody at his ease
    jemandem die Befangenheit nehmen
    he is always at his ease (never embarrassed)
    er ist immer unbefangen od. ungezwungen
  • 6 (Mil)[stand] at ease!
    rührt euch! ill 3 3

transitive verb

  • 2 (give mental ease to) ease somebody's mind
    jemanden beruhigen
  • 4 [humorous] (rob)
    erleichtern [informal] [humorous]
    ease somebody of something
    jemanden um etwas erleichtern
  • 5 (cause to move)
    behutsam bewegen
    ease the clutch in
    die Kupplung langsam kommen lassen
    ease the cap off a bottle
    eine Flasche vorsichtig öffnen

intransitive verb

  • 2ease off or up (begin to take it easy)
    sich entspannen
    (at work) kürzer treten
    ease off, you're going much too fast
    fahre ein bisschen langsamer, du bist viel zu schnell
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