ease out

Extract or remove someone or something gradually or gently. For example, He carefully eased the car out of the garage, or We were trying to ease him out of office without a public scandal. [Mid-1900s]

Words Nearby ease out

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How to use ease out in a sentence

  • I tried to hear nothing for ever so long; but I found myself forced to ease out the plugs, they did smart so confoundedly.

    The Maid of Sker | Richard Doddridge Blackmore
  • Don't think because I know you that you c'n ease out that window.

    The Forged Note | Oscar Micheaux
  • Say that you're afraid I'll ease out of here when your back is turned.

    Cue for Quiet | Thomas L. Sherred
  • Four words came back to Florence, as with her boat in tow, she rode in luxurious ease out of the bay.

    The Phantom Violin | Roy J. Snell
  • Frankie felt the control ease out and knew the warm-up was over.

    Vital Ingredient | Gerald Vance