Dictionary

easement

noun ease·ment \ˈēz-mənt\

Definition of EASEMENT

1
:  an act or means of easing or relieving (as from discomfort)
2
:  an interest in land owned by another that entitles its holder to a specific limited use or enjoyment; also :  an area of land covered by an easement
ADVERTISEMENT

First Known Use of EASEMENT

14th century
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears