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EASEMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does easement mean? 

EASEMENT (noun)
  The noun EASEMENT has 2 senses:

1. (law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)
2. the act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)

  Familiarity information: EASEMENT used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EASEMENT (noun)


Sense 1easement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(law) the privilege of using something that is not your own (as using another's land as a right of way to your own land)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects

Hypernyms ("easement" is a kind of...):

exclusive right; perquisite; prerogative; privilege (a right reserved exclusively by a particular person or group (especially a hereditary or official right))

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "easement"):

public easement (any easement enjoyed by the public in general (as the public's right to use public streets))

right of way (the privilege of someone to pass over land belonging to someone else)


Sense 2easement [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of reducing something unpleasant (as pain or annoyance)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

alleviation; easement; easing; relief

Context example:

he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain

Hypernyms ("easement" is a kind of...):

decrease; diminution; reduction; step-down (the act of decreasing or reducing something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "easement"):

spasmolysis (the relaxation or relief of muscle spasms)

detente (the easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations))

palliation (easing the severity of a pain or a disease without removing the cause)

liberalisation; liberalization; relaxation (the act of making less strict)


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