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Synonyms for abate
əˈbeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slake, abate, slack(verb)

    make less active or intense

    Synonyms:
    slack off, slack, allay, slow down, slake, slow up, slow, quench, slacken, assuage, relax, die away, let up, slack up

  2. abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away(verb)

    become less in amount or intensity

    "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"

    Synonyms:
    slack off, slack, ease off, die away, slow up, relax, slacken, slake, slow, slack up, slow down, let up, ease up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abate

    The storm, the fever, the pain abates. Interest declines. Misfortunes may be mitigated, desires moderated, intense anger abated, population decreased, taxes reduced. We abate a nuisance, terminate a controversy, suppress a rebellion. See ALLEVIATE.

    Synonyms:
    decline, decrease, diminish, ebb, lessen, lower, mitigate, moderate, reduce, subside

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, amplify, continue, develop, enhance, enlarge, extend, foment, increase, magnify, rage, raise, revive

    Preposition:
    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abate

    Synonyms:
    terminate, remove, suppress, lower, reduce, mitigate, diminish, moderate, lessen, subside, decrease

    Antonyms:
    prolong, continue, revive, develop, increase, aggravate, magnify, brew, ferment, rage, extend, enlarge, amplify, raise, enhance

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lessen, diminish, decrease, reduce, lower, relax, slacken

  2. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    remit, allow, bate, rebate, deduct

  3. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    moderate, assuage, mitigate, soothe, soften, qualify, alleviate, mollify, allay, appease, pacify, compose, tranquillize, temper, attempor, quiet, quell, calm, dull, blunt

  4. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) remove, suppress, terminate, put an end to

  5. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    decrease, diminish, lessen, subside, wane, ebb, intermit, slacken

  6. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) be defeated, frustrated, or overthrown

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. abate(v)

    Synonyms:
    moderate, assuage, subside, diminish, intermit

    Antonyms:
    increase

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    reduce

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How to use abate in a sentence?

  1. Mycle Schneider:

    To protect the climate, we must abate the most carbon at the least cost and in the least time.

  2. Richard Clarida:

    There are some indications that headwinds to global growth may be beginning to abate.

  3. David Miliband:

    This is not a blip, the forces that are driving more and more people from their homes - weak states, big tumults within the Islamic world, a divided international system .. None of these things are likely to abate soon.

  4. Director General Parker:

    We face a very serious level of threat that is complex to combat and unlikely to abate significantly for some time.

  5. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu:

    I wish you would moderate that fondness you have for your children. I do not mean you should abate any part of your care, or not do your duty to them in its utmost extent, but I would have you early prepare yourself for disappointments, which are heavy in proportion to their being surprising.


Translations for abate

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  • ضعف, هزم, نقص, أضعفArabic
  • zurückgehen, verringern, einstellen, nachlassen, legen, mindernGerman
  • reducir, suprimir, abatir, humillar, menguarSpanish
  • خرد کردنPersian
  • vähentää, alentua, lauhtua, laantua, raueta, alentaa, nöyryyttää, hellittää, vähentyäFinnish
  • ralentir, descendre, déduire, cesser, amoindrir, diminuer, retrancher, réduireFrench
  • laghdú, laghdaighIrish
  • न्यून होना, रोक-थाम करनाHindi
  • csökkentHungarian
  • ridurreItalian
  • verliezen, overslaan, verminderen, uitsluiten, reduceren, humiliëren, afnemen, verzwakken, luwen, aftrekken, weglaten, verlagen, neerslaan, vernederenDutch
  • avta, minke, slå ned, ydmyke, forminske, forringe, løyeNorwegian
  • diminuir, reduzir, descer, declinar, cessar, derrotar, abater, embotar, suprimir, deduzir, excluir, barrarPortuguese
  • уменьшиться, спадать, уменьшать, уменьшить, уменьшаться, спастьRussian
  • tenzil etmek, azaltmakTurkish
  • nhụt, huỷ bỏ, ram, đỡ, hạ, thủ tiêu, mất hết, đi, bớt, ngớt, thanh toánVietnamese

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