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eases

verb
present tense third-person singular of ease

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to free from obstruction or difficulty
  • measures intended to ease the flow of traffic during rush hour

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2 to make less taut
  • the rock climber eased the rope a little so that his fellow climber had room to maneuver

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3 to make more bearable or less severe
  • grandmother's firm belief that there are few ailments that chicken soup won't ease

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eases

noun
plural of ease

Synonyms & Antonyms of eases (Entry 2 of 2)

reduction of or freedom from pain
  • the sunburn medication brought me instant ease

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“Eases.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/eases. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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