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phrasal verb [intransitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyease off
he/she/iteases off
present participleeasing off
past tenseeased off
past participleeased off
  1. 1

    ease off

    or

    ease up

    if something unpleasant or annoying eases off, it becomes less unpleasant or annoying
    If the rain eases off overnight, we’ll leave in the morning.
    The pain should ease off after a couple of hours.
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  2. 2
    to go more slowly, especially when you are driving or running fast
    Ease off a bit as you go round the bend.
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  3. 3
    to give something less effort or energy, especially when you have been working very hard
    If she doesn’t ease off at work, she’ll make herself ill.
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