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At ease Explained

at ease at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

24 Moby Thesaurus words for "at ease":
abed, accepting, at home, at rest, comfortable, composed, content,
contented, easy, easygoing, eupeptic, euphoric, happy, in bed,
of good comfort, pleased, reconciled, relaxed, resigned,
sans souci, satisfied, uncomplaining, unrepining, without care

At ease at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ease \Ease\, n. [OE. ese, eise, F. aise; akin to Pr. ais, aise,
OIt. asio, It. agio; of uncertain origin; cf. L. ansa handle,
occasion, opportunity. Cf. {Agio}, {Disease}.]
1. Satisfaction; pleasure; hence, accommodation;
entertainment. [Obs.]

They him besought Of harbor and or ease as for hire
penny. --Chaucer.

2. Freedom from anything that pains or troubles; as:
(a) Relief from labor or effort; rest; quiet; relaxation;
as, ease of body.

Usefulness comes by labor, wit by ease.
--Herbert.

Give yourself ease from the fatigue of watching.
--Swift.
(b) Freedom from care, solicitude, or anything that annoys
or disquiets; tranquillity; peace; comfort; security;
as, ease of mind.

Among these nations shalt thou find no ease.
--Deut.
xxviii. 65.

Take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
--Luke xii.
19.
(c) Freedom from constraint, formality, difficulty,
embarrassment, etc.; facility; liberty; naturalness;
-- said of manner, style, etc.; as, ease of style, of
behavior, of address.

True ease in writing comes from art, not chance.
--Pope.

Whate'er he did was done with so much ease, In
him alone 't was natural to please. --Dryden.

{At ease}, free from pain, trouble, or anxiety. ``His soul
shall dwell at ease.'' --Ps. xxv. 12.

{Chapel of ease}. See under {Chapel}.

{Ill at ease}, not at ease, disquieted; suffering; anxious.


{To stand at ease} (Mil.), to stand in a comfortable attitude
in one's place in the ranks.

{With ease}, easily; without much effort.

Syn: Rest; quiet; repose; comfortableness; tranquility;
facility; easiness; readiness.

at ease at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

at ease
adj 1: without strain or anxiety; "gave the impression of being
quite relaxed"; "a relaxed and informal discussion"
[syn: {relaxed}] [ant: {tense}]
2: free from worry or anxiety; "knowing that I had done my
best, my mind was easy"; "an easy good-natured manner";
"by the time the child faced the actual problem of reading
she was familiar and at ease with all the elements words"
[syn: {easy}] [ant: {uneasy}]
3: socially at ease; "was at ease with strangers" [syn: {at
ease(p)}]
adv : in a relaxed position, of soldiers; "the soldiers were
standing at ease" [syn: {at rest}]

at ease at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Calque of the Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » a eise|lang=fro, from Inter: term » a||at|lang=fro + Inter: term » eise|lang=fro.

Prepositional phrase

Inter: en-PP » at ease
  • Free of anxiety; not stressed or tense.
    1. Inter: military » marching in a relaxed position with the feet apart rather than at attention
    2. Inter: military » marching Allowed to refrain from being in rigid formation.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » Free of anxiety

  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|放心|tr=fàngxīn|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|安心|tr=ānxīn|sc=Hani
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|à l'aise
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|bequem, Inter: t+ » de|wohl, Inter: t+ » de|unbefangen

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|ημιανάπαυση|f|tr=imíanápafsi|sc=Grek
    • Japanese: Inter: t+ » ja|安心|tr=あんしん, anshin|sc=Jpan
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|расслабленный|tr=rassláblennyj, Inter: t+ » ru|спокойный|tr=spokójnyj, Inter: t+ » ru|непринуждённый|tr=neprinuždjónnyj|sc=Cyrl


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » at ease
    Translation: el » at ease
    Translation: fr » at ease
    Translation: gl » at ease
    Translation: kn » at ease
    Translation: ka » at ease
    Translation: ja » at ease
    Translation: pl » at ease

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