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Synonyms of ease

Noun


1. ease, easiness, simplicity, simpleness, quality

usage: freedom from difficulty or hardship or effort; "he rose through the ranks with apparent ease"; "they put it into containers for ease of transportation"; "the very easiness of the deed held her back"

2. ease, comfort, affluence, richness

usage: a freedom from financial difficulty that promotes a comfortable state; "a life of luxury and ease"; "he had all the material comforts of this world"

3. relief, ease, comfort, comfortableness

usage: the condition of being comfortable or relieved (especially after being relieved of distress); "he enjoyed his relief from responsibility"; "getting it off his conscience gave him some ease"

4. ease, informality, naturalness

usage: freedom from constraint or embarrassment; "I am never at ease with strangers"

5. rest, ease, repose, relaxation, inactivity

usage: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility); "took his repose by the swimming pool"

Verb


1. ease, travel, go, move, locomote

usage: move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"

2. comfort, ease, relieve, alleviate, palliate, assuage

usage: lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your legs"

3. facilitate, ease, alleviate, help, assist, aid

usage: make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"

4. still, allay, relieve, ease, comfort, soothe, console, solace

usage: lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my conscience"; "still the fears"

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