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English Dictionary: easement by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
easement
n
  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); "he asked the nurse for relief from the constant pain"
    Synonym(s): easing, easement, alleviation, relief
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Easement \Ease"ment\, n. [OF. aisement. See {Ease}, n.]
      1. That which gives ease, relief, or assistance; convenience;
            accommodation.
  
                     In need of every kind of relief and easement.
                                                                              --Burke.
  
      2. (Law) A liberty, privilege, or advantage, which one
            proprietor has in the estate of another proprietor,
            distinct from the ownership of the soil, as a way, water
            course, etc. It is a species of what the civil law calls
            servitude. --Kent.
  
      3. (Arch.) A curved member instead of an abrupt change of
            direction, as in a baseboard, hand rail, etc.
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