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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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