To depart; mosey along: easing on down the road to the Land of Oz (1920s+)
- Ease someone out
verb phrase To dismiss or remove someone from a post or place gradually and gently (1940s+)
Early system on Midac computer. Listed in CACM 2(5):16 (May 1959).
[ee-zee-er] /ˈi zi ər/ adjective 1. comparative of . [ee-zee] /ˈi zi/ adjective, easier, easiest. 1. not hard or difficult; requiring no great labor or effort: a book that is easy to read; an easy victory. 2. free from pain, discomfort, worry, or care: He led an easy life. 3. providing or conducive to ease […]
- Easier said than done
Also, more easily said than done. Describing something more readily talked about than accomplished, as in Keeping the cats off the sofa is easier said than done. This expression also was put as sooner or better said than done. Today, the variant (more easily) is still heard less often than the original. [ c. 1450 […]