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ease up (third-person singular simple present eases up, present participle easing up, simple past and past participle eased up)

  1. To become more relaxed
    I suggest that you ease up a bit at work. You're getting stressed out.
    You should ease up on your son. You're putting too much pressure on him.
  2. To reduce the speed
    He came hurtling round the corner, but quickly eased up when he saw Jane standing there.