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Meanings of Easing-off:

phrasal verb

To gradually stop or become less

Usage examples:

At last the rain began to ease off., as he got older, he started to ease up a little., ease up/off …

Meanings of East:

noun

The direction towards the point of the horizon where the sun rises at the equinoxes, on the right-hand side of a person facing north, or the point on the horizon itself.

Usage examples:

A gale was blowing from the east
adjective

Lying towards, near, or facing the east.

Usage examples:

The hospital's east wing
adverb

To or towards the east.

Usage examples:

Travelling east, he met two men

Easter

ˈiː.stər

Meanings of Easter:

noun

The most important and oldest festival of the christian church, celebrating the resurrection of christ and held (in the western church) between 21 march and 25 april, on the first sunday after the first full moon following the northern spring equinox.

Usage examples:

Two easters are celebrated in lebanon (both in late march or early april) - the greek orthodox date…

Meanings of Eastering:

noun

The action or practice of celebrating easter, or of spending the easter holiday somewhere.

adjective

That is moving eastward.

Easterlies

ˈiː.stəl.i

Meanings of Easterlies:

noun

A wind blowing from the east.

Usage examples:

The water was grey with the usual garbage the easterlies always brought in
adjective

Lying or moving in an eastward position or direction.

Usage examples:

The captain ordered an easterly course
adverb

In or towards an eastward position or direction.

Usage examples:

When the wind's blowing easterly, go to the west coast

Meanings of Easterliness:

noun

The condition or quality of being easterly.

Meanings of Easterling:

noun

A native or inhabitant of the east. specifically. a native or inhabitant of eastern germany or the baltic coasts, especially a citizen of the hanse towns.

Easterly

ˈiː.stəl.i

Meanings of Easterly:

adjective

Lying or moving in an eastward position or direction.

Usage examples:

The captain ordered an easterly course
adverb

In or towards an eastward position or direction.

Usage examples:

When the wind's blowing easterly, go to the west coast
noun

A wind blowing from the east.

Usage examples:

The water was grey with the usual garbage the easterlies always brought in

Meanings of Eastermost:

adjective

Easternmost.

Eastern

ˈiː.stən

Meanings of Eastern:

adjective

Situated in, directed towards, or facing the east.

Usage examples:

The eastern slopes of the mountain

Easterner

ˈiːstənə

Meanings of Easterner:

noun

A native or inhabitant of the east of a region or country, especially of europe or the us.

Usage examples:

About 300,000 easterners leave the region each year, most in search of jobs, while about 200,000 re…

Easterners

ˈiː.stən.ər

Meanings of Easterners:

noun

A native or inhabitant of the east of a region or country, especially of europe or the us.

Usage examples:

About 300,000 easterners leave the region each year, most in search of jobs, while about 200,000 re…

Meanings of Easternism:

noun

Customs, traits, etc., characteristic of eastern people; pride in or identification with being eastern.

Meanings of Easternly:

adverb

Towards the east; in an easterly direction; on the east side.

Easternmost

ˈiː.stənˌməʊst

Meanings of Easternmost:

adjective

Situated furthest to the east.

Usage examples:

The easternmost tip of long island

Meanings of Eastertide:

noun

The easter period.

Usage examples:

She painted eggshells at eastertide

Eastings

ˈiːstɪŋ

Meanings of Eastings:

noun

Distance travelled or measured eastward, especially at sea.

Usage examples:

With the help of the following breeze, she ran 650 miles of her easting down

Meanings of Eastlake:

noun

Designating furniture in the arts and crafts style associated with c. l. eastlake's book hints on household taste, published in 1868.

Meanings of Eastlin:

adjective

Chiefly of the wind: easterly.

Meanings of Eastling:

adjective

Chiefly of the wind: easterly.

Meanings of Eastlings:

adverb

In an easterly direction.

Meanings of Eastlins:

adverb

In an easterly direction.

Meanings of Eastmost:

adjective

Easternmost.

Meanings of Eastness:

noun

The state or condition of being (relatively) eastern in position or orientation.

Meanings of Eastward:

adjective

Lying towards, near, or facing the east.

Usage examples:

They followed an eastward course
adverb

Towards the east.

Usage examples:

Limestone plateaux extend eastward towards the river
noun

The direction or region towards the east.

Usage examples:

The wind has come round to the eastward

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