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Adjective: eased  eezd
  1. (of pain or sorrow) made easier to bear
    "the woman's fears were eased";
    - alleviated, relieved
Verb: ease  eez
  1. Move gently or carefully
    "He eased himself into the chair"
  2. Lessen pain or discomfort; alleviate
    "ease the pain in your legs";
    - comfort
  3. Make easier
    "you could ease the process by sharing your knowledge";
    - facilitate, alleviate, grease [informal]
  4. Lessen the intensity of or calm
    "The news eased my conscience";
    - still, allay, relieve

See also: ease up, mitigated

Type of: aid, alleviate, assist, assuage, comfort, console, go, help, locomote, move, palliate, relieve, solace, soothe, travel

Encyclopedia: Ease