Translation of ease off in Spanish:

ease off

amainar, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(become less severe)

      (rain) amainar
      (fever) bajar
      (pain) aliviarse
      (pain) calmarse
      (pressure/traffic) disminuir
      (tension) disminuir
      (tension) decrecer
      things have eased off a little at work las cosas se han calmado un poco en el trabajo

    • 1.2(act more moderately)

      he'll be dead before he's forty if he doesn't ease off no va a llegar a los cuarenta si sigue trabajando así / si no se toma las cosas con más calma
      • ease off, Jim; he's only a youngster tranquilo Jim, no es más que un chico

  • 2informal

    • 2.1(be less severe with)

      ease off the criticism a little no critiques tanto
      • ease off him or you'll break his arm! ¡déjalo ya, que le vas a romper el brazo!

    • 2.2

      (accelerator/brake) soltar
      (accelerator/brake) aflojarle a informal