ease the burden
index alleviate, disencumber, ease

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  • burden — bur‧den [ˈbɜːdn ǁ ˈbɜːrdn] noun [countable] 1. something that causes people a lot of difficulty or worry: • In less prosperous areas the taxes were, for many, such a burden that they lived in poverty. 2. particular costs such as taxes or interest …   Financial and business terms

  • ease — [iːz] verb 1. [intransitive, transitive] if limits, rules, restrictions etc are eased, or someone eases them, they become less strict: • India is easing rules for joint ventures with foreign concerns. 2. [intransitive, transitive] if interest… …   Financial and business terms

  • ease — I verb abate, alleviate, ameliorate, bate, calm, comfort, console, cushion, disburden, disencumber, ease the burden, expedite, extenuate, facilitate, free from anxiety, give repose, give rest, help along, lessen, let up, lighten, loosen, make… …   Law dictionary

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  • ease — ease1 [i:z] n [U] [Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: aise comfort ] 1.) with ease if you do something with ease, it is very easy for you to do it = ↑easily ▪ They won with ease. ▪ The security codes could be broken with relative ease . ▪ I… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • burden — noun 1 responsibility/worry ADJECTIVE ▪ enormous, great, heavy, huge, onerous, significant, substantial, terrible, tremendous ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • ease — n. & v. n. 1 absence of difficulty; facility, effortlessness (did it with ease). 2 a freedom or relief from pain, anxiety, or trouble. b freedom from embarrassment or awkwardness. c freedom or relief from constraint or formality. v. 1 tr. relieve …   Useful english dictionary

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