ease out

ease out
ˌease ˈout [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they ease out he/she/it eases out present participle easing out past tense eased out past participle eased out] phrasal verb
to make someone leave a job or position without saying anything publicly

Senior party sources say Liddell will be eased out during the next few weeks.

Thesaurus: forcing someone and being forced to leave a jobsynonym applying and interviewing for jobshyponym
Main entry: ease

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