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ease

noun
verb
phrases
noun
1 noun lack of difficultyéascaíocht fem3  c m uthey won the match with consummate ease bhuaigh siad an cluiche go réidh, bhuaigh siad an cluiche go héasca, bhain siad an cluiche gan dua, bhain siad an cluiche gan stróthe room is on the ground floor for ease of access tá an seomra ar urlár na talún ionas go mbeidh sé éasca teacht air, tá an seomra ar urlár na talún ar mhaithe le héascaíocht rochtana 2 noun freedom from worriessócúlacht fem3  c m usómas masc1socracht fem3  c m usuaimhneas masc1  c m uto have a life of ease bheith ar do sháimhín só, saol an mhadra bháin a bheith agat, an saol a bheith ar do dheis agat
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3 noun relaxed, confident mannernádúrthacht fem3  c m usocracht fem3  c m ustuaim fem2  c m u
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4 verb make process easier TRANSITIVEéascaigh verb  c m uréitigh verb  c m uit helps to ease the transition into work cuidíonn sé chun an t-athrú go dtí saol na hoibre a dhéanamh níos éascapreschool eased the way for primary school réitigh an naíonra an bealach don bhunscoil 5 verb make problem etc less severe TRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m ulaghdaigh verb  c m uthis'll ease the burden of debt maolóidh sé seo an t-ualach fiachait'll ease the pain maolóidh sé an phian, tabharfaidh sé faoiseamh beag duit ón bpian 6 verb (of problem etc) become less severe INTRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m ulagaigh verb  c m ufeabhsaigh verb  c m uthe storm eased a bit mhaolaigh an stoirm de bheagán, lagaigh an stoirm beagáinín, lig an stoirm fúithi de bheagánthe situation has eased tá feabhas tagtha ar an scéal 7 verb make punishment etc less severe TRANSITIVEmaolaigh verb  c m ulaghdaigh verb  c m uthe rules for immigrants have been eased tá na rialacha d'imircigh maolaithe, tá na rialacha d'imircigh bogtha 8 verb (of grip) become less tight INTRANSITIVElaghdaigh verb  c m ubog verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m uhis grip eased slightly bhog a ghreim rud beag, scaoil a ghreim rud beag 9 verb hold sb or sth less tightly TRANSITIVEbog verb  c m uscaoil verb  c m umaolaigh verb  c m ushe eased her grip on my hand scaoil sí a greim ar mo lámh 10 verb move carefully
INTRANSITIVEtú féin a scaoileadh go réidhtú féin a ligean go réidhI eased through the morning traffic rinne mé mo bhealach go deas réidh trí thrácht na maidine
TRANSITIVEhe eased himself out of the chair d'éirigh sé as an gcathaoir go deas réidh
11 verb move sth or sb carefully TRANSITIVEbog go réidhthe man eased himself in through the window chuaigh an fear isteach san fhuinneog go deas réidh 12 verb gradually achieve sth INTRANSITIVEdo bhealach a dhéanamh go deas réidhdul chun cinn a dhéanamh de réir a chéilethey eased their way to the final rinne siad a mbealach go deas réidh go dtí an cluiche ceannais 13 verb introduce sb gradually to sth TRANSITIVEthe course will ease you back to work cuideoidh an cúrsa leat filleadh ar an obair 14 verb FIN (of share prices etc) decrease in value INTRANSITIVEísligh verb  c m ulaghdaigh verb  c m uinterest rates eased slightly thit rátaí úis beagán
phrases

at ease

1 confident, relaxedar do shuaimhneassástasócúlachsuaimhneachto be at ease with yourself bheith sásta leat féin, bheith ar do shuaimhneasshe feels equally at ease in the garden or on stage tá sí chomh sásta céanna sa ghairdín agus atá ar stáitse 2 MIL order to soldiersar áis

ill at ease

míshástacorraithemíchompordachmíshuaimhneach

to put sb at ease

duine a chur ar a shuaimhneasduine a chur ar a shocrachtduine a chur ar a chompord

to put sb's mind at ease

(also

to set sb's mind at ease

) duine a chur ar a shuaimhneasduine a chur ar a shocrachtcian a bhaint de dhuine

to take your ease

do scíth a ligeansuaimhneas a ghlacadhsos a thógáil

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