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Verb: ease up
  1. Move in order to make room for someone or something
    "'ease up,' he told the crowd";
    - move over, give way, give, yield
     
  2. Become less intense
    - ease off, slacken off, flag
     
  3. Reduce pressure or intensity
    "he eased up the gas pedal and the car slowed down";
    - ease off, let up

Derived forms: eased up, eases up, easing up

See also: ease

Type of: alter, change, decrease, diminish, fall, lessen, modify, move