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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.

Give yourself ease from the fatigue of watching.
(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.
xxviii. 65.

Take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
--Luke xii.
(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.

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
adv : in a relaxed position, of soldiers; "the soldiers were
standing at ease" [syn: {at rest}]

at ease at English (WD) Of Explained:



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.


      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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