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English definition of “ease”

ease

verb
 
 
/iːz/
[I, T] to become less severe, or to make something become less severe: The new road should ease traffic problems in the village. The pain eased after a few minutes.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
ease sb/sth back/out/up, etc to move someone or something gradually and gently to another position: [often reflexive] Tom eased himself back in his chair.Slow and moving slowly
(Definition of ease verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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