- 1lack of difficulty He passed the exam with ease. The ease with which she learns languages is astonishing. This computer is popular for its good design and ease of use. All important points are numbered for ease of reference (= so that you can find them easily).
- 2the state of feeling relaxed or comfortable without worries, problems, or pain In his retirement, he lived a life of ease. Idioms
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used as a command to soldiers to tell them to stand with their feet apart and their hands behind their backs compare attention
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relaxed and confident and not nervous or embarrassed I never feel completely at ease with him. She was at her ease right away in the new job.
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feeling uncomfortable and embarrassed Ifelt ill at ease in such formal clothes.
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to make someone feel relaxed and confident, not nervous or embarrassed Try to put the candidate at ease by being friendly and informal.
put somebody at (their) easejump to other results
to do or say something to make someone stop worrying about something synonym reassure
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