Eases vs Lases - What's the difference?

eases | lases |


As verbs the difference between eases and lases

is that eases is (ease) while lases is .

eases

English

Verb

(head)
  • (ease)

  • ease

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state of being comfortable or free from stress.
  • She enjoyed the ease of living in a house where the servants did all the work.
  • Freedom from pain, worry, agitation, etc.
  • ''His mind was at ease when he received his pension.
  • Freedom from effort, difficulty or hardship.
  • He passed all the exams with ease .
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  • Dexterity or facility.
  • He played the organ with ease .
  • Affluence and freedom from financial problems.
  • After winning the jackpot, she lived a life of luxurious ease .
  • Relaxation, rest and leisure.
  • We took our ease on the patio.
  • (clothing) Additional space to allow movement within a garment.
  • to add ease to a waist measurement

    Synonyms

    * (state of being comfortable or free from stress) comfort, peace * peace of mind * (dexterity or facility) dexterity, facility, skill * free time, leisure, relaxation, rest

    Derived terms

    * chapel of ease * at ease * ease of use

    References

    Verb

    (eas)
  • To free (something) from pain, worry, agitation, etc.
  • He eased his conscience by confessing.
  • * '>citation
  • Elyse Saugstad, a professional skier, wore a backpack equipped with an air bag, a relatively new and expensive part of the arsenal that backcountry users increasingly carry to ease their minds and increase survival odds in case of an avalanche.
  • To alleviate, assuage or lessen (pain).
  • ''He loosened his shoe to ease the pain.
  • To give respite to (someone).
  • The provision of extra staff eased their workload.
  • To loosen or slacken the tension on (something).
  • We eased the rope, then lowered the sail.
  • To reduce the difficulty of (something).
  • We had to ease the entry requirements.
  • To move (something) slowly and carefully.
  • He eased the cork from the bottle.
  • To lessen in severity.
  • The pain eased overnight.
  • To proceed with little effort.
  • The car eased onto the motorway.

    Synonyms

    * assuage, salve * alleviate, assuage, lessen, reduce * give someone a break (informal), lay off (informal) * loosen, relax, slacken * simplify * (lessen in severity) lessen, reduce * (proceed with little effort) cruise

    lases

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (lase)
  • Anagrams

    * *

    lase

    English

    Verb

    (las)
  • To use a laser beam on, as for cutting.
  • The surgeon lased the elongated soft palate, cutting off the excess tissue and stopping the blood flow in one swipe.
    The physical chemist lased the atoms as they passed between the electrodes to study their motion.
  • * 2010 (publication date), Daniel Lametti, "The Proton Gets Small(er)", , ISSN 0274-7529, volume 32, number 1, January–February 2011, page 67:
  • When a laser zaps an electron orbiting a proton, the electron undergoes what is called the Lamb shift, absorbing energy and jumping to a higher energy level. But instead of lasing electrons, Knowles examined protons with particles called muons, which he calls "the electon's fat cousin."
  • To operate as a laser, to release coherent light due to stimulation.
  • Anagrams

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