1. [ verb ] become less intense
Synonyms: slack_off slacken_off flag ease_off
Related terms: decrease
2. [ verb ] move in order to make room for someone for something
Synonyms: give_way give move_over yield

"The park gave way to a supermarket" "`Move over,' he told the crowd"

Related terms: move abandon
3. [ verb ] make less strong or severe
Synonyms: let_up ease_off

"he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down"

Related terms: change letup
Similar spelling:   ease_off