Translation of ease in Spanish:
- 1 (facility) ease of operation/referencefor ease of accessfacilidad de manejo/consultawith ease the graceful ease with which he movedpara facilitar el accesola gracia y soltura con que se movíaExample 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) See examples: I never feel at ease with herI feel more at ease in casual clothescon ella nunca siento que me puedo relajar or nunca me siento a mis anchashe knows how to put interviewees at their easeme siento más cómodo or más a gusto vestido de sportto put/set somebody's mind at easesabe hacer relajar al entrevistado2.2 (Military)(stand) at ease!tranquilizar a alguien¡en descanso!
- 1 1.1(tension)hacer disminuir(burden)to ease somebody's mindhe did it to ease his consciencetranquilizar a alguienthey eased me of a couple of hundred dollars [humorous]lo hizo para descargarse la conciencia1.2me aligeraron de unos doscientos dólares [humorous](transition)a bridge would ease the traffic flowto ease the way for somebodyun puente descongestionaría or haría más fluida la circulación del tráficoallanarle el camino a alguienExample 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)2.2(belt/rope)Example sentences
- 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) they eased him into the wheelchairhe eased on his jacketlo sentaron con cuidado en la silla de ruedasse puso la chaqueta con cuidadoExample 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)1.2aliviarsecalmarseExample sentences1.3
- 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.
- 1verb + adverb 1.1 (become less severe)
- 1.1 (relax) See examples: you ought to ease up at your age
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