phase something in/out


phase something in/out
introduce something into (or withdraw something from) use in gradual stages.
phase

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  • phase something out — WITHDRAW GRADUALLY, discontinue, stop using, run down, wind down. → phase * * * ˌphase sthˈout derived to stop using sth gradually in stages over a period of time • Subsidies to farmers will be phased out by next year. Main entry: ↑phasederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • phase something out — Syn: withdraw (gradually), discontinue, stop using, run down, wind down …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • phase — [feɪz] noun 1》 a distinct period or stage in a process of change or development.     ↘each of the aspects of the moon or a planet, according to the amount of its illumination. 2》 Zoology a genetic or seasonal variety of an animal s coloration. 3》 …   English new terms dictionary

  • phase out — verb terminate gradually • Ant: ↑phase in • Hypernyms: ↑end, ↑terminate • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * [verb] wind down, close, ease off, eliminate, pull out, remove, run down, terminate, wind up, withdraw …   Useful english dictionary

  • phase — ▪ I. phase phase 1 [feɪz] noun [countable] 1. a part of a process of development or growth: • The company is conducting phase 1 and phase 2 clinical trials with the drug. • The consortium will pay $92 million for insurance to cover the… …   Financial and business terms

  • phase in — verb introduce gradually • Ant: ↑phase out • Hypernyms: ↑introduce, ↑innovate • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * phase in ● phase …   Useful english dictionary

  • phase — noun 1) the final phase of the campaign Syn: stage, period, chapter, episode, part, step 2) he s going through a difficult phase Syn: period, stage, time, spell; …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • phase out something — phase out (something) to gradually stop providing or using something. The city decided to phase out half day kindergarten for 4 year olds in the public schools. Opposite of: phase in (something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • phase out — (something) to gradually stop providing or using something. The city decided to phase out half day kindergarten for 4 year olds in the public schools. Opposite of: phase in (something) …   New idioms dictionary

  • phase — phase1 [fāz] n. [ModL phasis < Gr < phainesthai, to appear, akin to phainein: see FANTASY] 1. any of the recurrent stages of variation in the illumination and apparent shape of a moon or a planet 2. any of the stages or forms in any series… …   English World dictionary


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