"eases" in the noun sense
1. ease, easiness, simplicity, simpleness
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
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
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
freedom from constraint or embarrassment
"I am never at ease with strangers"
5. rest, ease, repose, relaxation
freedom from activity (work or strain or responsibility
"took his repose by the swimming pool"
"eases" in the verb sense
move gently or carefully
"He eased himself into the chair"
2. comfort, ease
lessen pain or discomfort alleviate
"ease the pain in your legs"
3. facilitate, ease, alleviate
"you could facilitate the process by sharing your knowledge"
4. still, allay, relieve, ease
lessen the intensity of or calm
"The news eased my conscience"
"still the fears"
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