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English verb: ease off

1. ease off (change) become less intense

Synonymsease up, flag, slacken off

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)decrease, diminish, fall, lessen

2. ease off (change) reduce pressure or intensity

SamplesHe eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down.

Synonymsease up, let up

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

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