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Meaning of EASE OFF

Pronunciation:  eez of

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  make less strong or severe; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"
  2. [v]  become less intense
 Synonyms: ease up, flag, let up, slack off, slacken off
 See Also: decrease, diminish, fall, lessen



Thesaurus Terms
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