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Definition 1: the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance) - [noun denoting act]

Samples where easing or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain

Synonyms for easing in the sense of this definition

(easing is a kind of ...) the act of decreasing or reducing something

(... is a kind of easing ) the relaxation or relief of muscle spasms

(... is a kind of easing ) the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations)

(... is a kind of easing ) easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause

(... is a kind of easing ) the act of making less strict

(... is a kind of easing ) relieving pressure (especially bringing a compressed person gradually back to atmospheric pressure)

Definition 2: a change for the better - [noun denoting event]

Synonyms for easing in the sense of this definition

(easing is a kind of ...) an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

"the change was intended to increase sales" "this storm is certainly a change for the worse" "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"

(... is a kind of easing ) something that extricates you from embarrassment

(... is a kind of easing ) a welcome relief

"the new management was like a breath of fresh air"

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