- to bring (the helm or rudder of a vessel) slowly amidships.
- to bring the head of (a vessel) into the wind.
- to slacken or lessen the hold upon (a rope).
- to lessen the hold of (the brake of a windlass).
OTHER WORDS FOR ease
OPPOSITES FOR ease
Idioms about ease
Origin of ease
synonym study for ease
OTHER WORDS FROM easeself-ease, nounself-easing, adjectivewell-eased, adjective
Words nearby ease
How to use ease in a sentence
That ease means that creators often have multiple Carrds under their belt, creating a sub-economy of design tips and art.The internet of protest is being built on single-page websites|Tanya Basu|August 27, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Cellebrite says it can “unlock devices with ease” by finding vulnerabilities in targeted smartphones and exploiting them.Israeli phone hacking company faces court fight over sales to Hong Kong|Patrick O'Neill|August 25, 2020|MIT Technology Review
“The ease with which companies can be incorporated under state law, and how little information is generally required about the company’s owners or activities, raises concerns about a lack of transparency,” the report said.Federal Prosecutors Have Steve Bannon’s Murky Nonprofit in Their Sights|by Yeganeh Torbati|August 24, 2020|ProPublica
Unlike masks, which can fall off the ears, outdoor runners and cyclists enjoy the ease of pulling buffs up as they pass the occasional dog-walker or fellow jogger, and then down again once they’re alone.Don’t give up on your buff just yet|Katherine Ellen Foley|August 12, 2020|Quartz
Blow-by drives, where a player dribbles past a defender with ease, are also up slightly.The Suns And Mavs Shouldn’t Have Surprised Us … But We Didn’t See T.J. Warren Coming|Chris Herring (email@example.com)|August 5, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Normality, domesticity, ease, in the blazing Arizona desert.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As it stands, the deal will ease the travel ban and trade embargo, and make it easier for Americans to do business in Cuba.Cuba Is A Kleptocracy, Not Communist|Romina Ruiz-Goiriena|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This deal will greatly ease a travel ban and the trade embargo, and make it easier for Americans to do business in Cuba.Up To Speed: The Cuba Embargo|Nina Strochlic|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In no previous era in human history had one country ever completely dominated world finance with such ease.How WWI Produced the Holocaust|J.P. O’Malley|November 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She appears calmer, more at ease, since the last time I sat down with her in 2008.Annie Lennox Doesn’t Give a Damn What You Think|Itay Hod|October 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Where the outside conditions are not very favourable, practically all the British species may be grown with ease under glass.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
See the ease and grace of the lady in the sacque, who sits on the bank there, under the myrtles, with the guitar on her lap!Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
In this way it will be managed with less offense and with more ease to the conscience than now.
Uriah said it would dishonour him to seek ease and pleasure at home while other soldiers were enduring hardship at the front.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
British Dictionary definitions for ease
- (of a standing soldier, etc) in a relaxed position with the feet apart and hands linked behind the back
- a command to adopt such a position
- in a relaxed attitude or frame of mind
Derived forms of easeeaser, noun
Word Origin for ease
Other Idioms and Phrases with ease
In addition to the idioms beginning with ease
- ease off
- ease out
- at ease
- ill at ease
Also see undereasilyeasy.