ease off

variants: or

ease up

Definition of ease off

  1. :  to become less severe The slope gradually eased off. The pressure should ease up soon.

Word by Word Definitions

easeplay
  1. :  the state of being comfortable: such as

    :  freedom from pain or discomfort

    :  freedom from care

  1. :  to free from something that pains, disquiets, or burdens

    :  to make less painful :  alleviate

    :  to lessen the pressure or tension of especially by slackening, lifting, or shifting

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official



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