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English definition of “ease up/off”

ease up/off

(STOP) phrasal verb with ease     /iːz/ verb
to gradually stop or become less: At last the rain began to ease off.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
(Definition of ease up/off (STOP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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