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English definition of “ease up/off”

ease up/off

verb uk phrasal verb with ease   /iːz/ us  

(STOP)

to gradually stop or become less: At last the rain began to ease off.

(WORK LESS)

to start to work less or do things with less energy: As he got older, he started to ease up a little.

(TREAT LESS SEVERELY)

to start to treat someone less severely: I wish his supervisor would ease up on him a bit.
(Definition of ease up/off from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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