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Synonyms for abate
əˈbeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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:
    spicy, hot, luscious, blistering, raging, red-hot, sizzling, toothsome, live, juicy, voluptuous

    Antonyms:
    slow, cold, unsexy, old

  2. slake, abate, slack(verb)

    make less active or intense

    Synonyms:
    spicy, hot, luscious, blistering, raging, red-hot, sizzling, toothsome, live, juicy, voluptuous

    Antonyms:
    slow, unsexy, cold, old

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 for "abate":

    reduce

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How to use abate in a sentence?

  1. Benjamin Goldstein:

    Those who emit the most are probably in the best position financially to abate those emissions, but we also need all hands on deck to deal with this problem, so we need to address low-income households.

  2. Richard Clarida:

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

  3. William Tong:

    Every dollar paid here is one dollar less for states like Connecticut trying to maximize money from Purdue and the Sacklers to abate the opioid epidemic, preserving Purdue's ability to continue selling opioids as a public benefit corporation is simply unacceptable. The timing of this agreement mere weeks before the election raises serious questions about whether DOJ political leadership was negotiating in the best interest of the American public.

  4. 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.

  5. Terri White:

    If we do not abate it, more Oklahomans will die.

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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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