ETYM Old Fren. aisement. Related to Ease.
1. A legal agreement allowing partial access or use of property by a third party.
2. The act of appeasing, or the state of being appeased; pacification.
Rights held over another's land.
Law, right over another's land.
In law, rights that a person may have over the land of another. A common example is a right of way; others are the right to bring water over another's land and the right to a sufficient quantity of light.