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Meaning of EASE UP

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [v]  make less strong or severe; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"
  2. [v]  become less intense
  3. [v]  move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
 
 Synonyms: ease off, flag, give, give way, let up, move over, slack off, slacken off, yield
 
 See Also: decrease, diminish, fall, lessen, move

 

 

Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abate, arrest, backpedal, backwater, bate, brake, check, clip the wings, curb, decelerate, delay, detain, draw rein, ease, ease off, hold back, hold in check, hold up, impede, keep back, let down, let up, let up on, loose, loosen, lose ground, lose momentum, lose speed, mitigate, moderate, obstruct, reef, rein in, relax, remit, retard, set back, slack, slack off, slack up, slacken, slake, slow, slow down, slow up, stay, take in sail, throttle down, unbend, unbrace, unlax, unstrain, unstring, unwind
 

 

 

 

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