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2 definitions found
 for ease up
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ease up
      v 1: move in order to make room for someone for something; "The
           park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the
           crowd" [syn: move over, give way, give, ease up,
           yield]
      2: become less intense [syn: ease up, ease off, slacken
         off, flag]
      3: reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and
         the car slowed down" [syn: ease up, ease off, let up]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "ease up":
     abate, arrest, backpedal, backwater, bate, brake, check,
     clip the wings, curb, decelerate, delay, detain, draw rein, ease,
     ease off, hold back, hold in check, hold up, impede, keep back,
     let down, let up, let up on, loose, loosen, lose ground,
     lose momentum, lose speed, mitigate, moderate, obstruct, reef,
     rein in, relax, remit, retard, set back, slack, slack off,
     slack up, slacken, slake, slow, slow down, slow up, stay,
     take in sail, throttle down, unbend, unbrace, unlax, unstrain,
     unstring, unwind
  
  

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