Synonyms for (verb) let up

Synonyms: let up, ease off, ease up

Definition: reduce pressure or intensity

Usage: he eased off the gas pedal and the car slowed down

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: die away, slack, slack off, abate, let up

Definition: become less in amount or intensity

Usage: The storm abated; The rain let up after a few hours

Similar words: fall, lessen, diminish, decrease

Definition: decrease in size, extent, or range

Usage: 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