ease up


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Verb1.ease up - move in order to make room for someone for something; "The park gave way to a supermarket"; "`Move over,' he told the crowd"
abandon, give up - stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims; "He abandoned the thought of asking for her hand in marriage"; "Both sides have to give up some claims in these negotiations"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
2.ease up - 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"
3.ease up - reduce pressure or intensity; "he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"
alter, change, 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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