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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 for "abate":

    reduce

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How to use abate in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Butler:

    All wit and fancy, like a diamond, The more exact and curious ?tis ground, Is forced for every carat to abate As much of value as it wants in weight.

  3. Mycle Schneider:

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

  4. 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.

  5. Director General Parker:

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


Translations for abate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • 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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