Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ease_off

2 senses of ease off

Sense 1
ease up, ease off, slacken off, flag -- (become less intense)
       => decrease, diminish, lessen, fall -- (decrease in size, extent, or range; "The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester"; "The cabin pressure fell dramatically"; "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds"; "his voice fell to a whisper")

Sense 2
ease up, ease off, let up -- (reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

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