Definition of Easing

1. Noun. A change for the better.

Exact synonyms: Moderation, Relief
Generic synonyms: Alteration, Change, Modification
Specialized synonyms: Disembarrassment, Breath Of Fresh Air
Derivative terms: Ease

2. Noun. The act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance). "He asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"

Definition of Easing

1. Verb. (present participle of ease) ¹

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Definition of Easing

1. ease [v] - See also: ease

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Easing

easier said than done
easing (current term)
east African cedar
east by north
east by northeast
east by south
east northeast
east side
east southeast

Literary usage of Easing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. OECD Economic Surveys: Japan by Oecd, OECD. Published by : OECD Publishing (2006)
"The quantitative easing policy had a positive impact on the economy by promoting financial-sector stability through the provision of ample liquidity to ..."

2. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"By easing up slightly on the pressure as the racket shifts from the upward to the side motion, the ball can be allowed to leave the strings before the side ..."

3. The Atlantic Monthly and Its Makers by Mark Antony De Wolfe Howe (1919)
"easing of his weight from one foot to another: a figure pathetic now that it has gone the way to dusty death, and dear to memory through benefactions ..."

4. Biographia juridica. A biographical dictionary of the judges of England from by Edward Foss (1870)
"... when he resigned his other preferments. were sent throughout England in 1240. under the pretence of redressing grievances and easing the people, ..."

5. Cutting Off the Serpent's Head: Tightening Control in Tibet, 1994-1995 by Tibet Information Network, Robert Barnett, Human Rights Watch/Asia, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1996)
"easing OF INTERNATIONAL PRESSURE AND NEW CHINESE ASSERTIVENESS The signs of a gradual expansion of security concerns in Tibet in 1993 and early 1994 were ..."

6. Fasting: The Ultimate Diet by Allan Cott (1997)
"easing Out of Your Fast When you start to eat again, you will find that smaller portions are satisfying. A little bit of food can seem like ..."

7. Promoting Adult Learning by Koji Miyamoto (2005)
"Flexibility: easing time arrangements and distance learning As shown in Chapter 1, time is one of the key constraints to participation. ..."

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