ease off

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

  1. (transitive, intransitive) to reduce pressure; to become less serious
    You should ease off him a while, or he might get upset.
    If you take this medicine, the pain should ease off after a few hours.