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Meaning of ease

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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" [syn: {ease}, {easiness},
           {simplicity}, {simpleness}] [ant: {difficultness},
      2: 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" [syn: {ease}, {comfort}]
      3: 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" [syn: {relief}, {ease}]
      4: freedom from constraint or embarrassment; "I am never at ease
         with strangers" [syn: {ease}, {informality}]
      5: freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility);
         "took his repose by the swimming pool" [syn: {rest}, {ease},
         {repose}, {relaxation}]
      v 1: move gently or carefully; "He eased himself into the chair"
      2: lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate; "ease the pain in your
         legs" [syn: {comfort}, {ease}]
      3: make easier; "you could facilitate the process by sharing
         your knowledge" [syn: {facilitate}, {ease}, {alleviate}]
      4: lessen the intensity of or calm; "The news eased my
         conscience"; "still the fears" [syn: {still}, {allay},
         {relieve}, {ease}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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