Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An easement; an allowance; a special privilege.
  • noun The eaves of a house, collectively. Brockett.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun a change for the better.
  • noun the act of reducing something unpleasant, such as pain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of ease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)
  • noun a change for the better

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Examples

  • “Hold on—I remember,” cried Holland, his expression easing at last.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • “Hold on—I remember,” cried Holland, his expression easing at last.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • “Hold on—I remember,” cried Holland, his expression easing at last.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • "The term easing refers to gradual acceleration or deceleration during an animation, which helps your animations appear more realistic.

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  • "The term easing refers to gradual acceleration or deceleration during an animation, which helps your animations appear more realistic.

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  • My thought about the Fed's quantitative easing is this: Based on the books and stories I've read and the movies I've seen, pacts with the devil always turn out to be a hellish experience.

    Dan Dorfman: The Joys and Horrors Of QE2

  • Still, Wall Street, despite the failure of the initial easing, is gung-ho on QE2 as an economic panacea, evidenced by the fact that it recently embarked on an aggressive buying spree, driving up the Dow from 10,000 at the end of August to above 11,140.

    Dan Dorfman: The Joys and Horrors Of QE2

  • Still, Wall Street, despite the failure of the initial easing, is gung-ho on QE2 as an economic panacea, evidenced by the fact that it recently embarked on an aggressive buying spree, driving up the Dow from 10,000 at the end of August to above 11,140.

    Dan Dorfman: The Joys and Horrors Of QE2

  • The dollar is likely to remain under pressure, threatened by the possibility of a new round of quantitative easing from the Federal Reserve after its policy statement last Tuesday tilted clearly in that direction.

    A Search for the Least Vulnerable Currencies

  • A cheerful smile and extra patience can go a long way in easing stressful situations during this joyous season

    Do It Myself Blog – Glenda Watson Hyatt » 2009 » December

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