What is At ease?
At ease definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
freedom from labor, pain, or physical annoyance; tranquil rest; comfort: to enjoy one’s ease.
freedom from concern, anxiety, or solicitude; a quiet state of mind: to be at ease about one’s health.
freedom from difficulty or great effort; facility: It can be done with ease.
freedom from financial need; plenty: a life of ease on a moderate income.
freedom from stiffness, constraint, or formality; unaffectedness: ease of manner; the ease and elegance of her poetry.
verb (used with object), eased, easA.ing.
to free from anxiety or care: to ease one’s mind.
to mitigate, lighten, or lessen: to ease pain.
to release from pressure, tension, or the like.
to move or shift with great care: to ease a car into a narrow parking space.
to render less difficult; facilitate: I’ll help if it will ease your job.
to provide (an architectural member) with an easement.
Shipbuilding. to trim (a timber of a wooden hull) so as to fair its surface into the desired form of the hull.
Nautical. 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).
verb (used without object), eased, easA.ing.
to abate in severity, pressure, tension, etc. (often followed by off or up).
to become less painful, burdensome, etc.
to move, shift, or be moved or be shifted with great care.
ease out, to remove from a position of authority, a job, or the like, especially by methods intended to be tactful: He was eased out as division head to make way for the boss’s nephew.