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Synonyms for mitigate
ˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪtmit·i·gate

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Wiktionary

  1. mitigateverb

    Synonyms:
    diminish, pacify, mollify, ease, check, lighten, palliate

    Antonyms:
    intensify, increase, irritate, worsen, incite, aggravate, aggrandize, exacerbate

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mitigate

    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:
    abate, decline, decrease, diminish, ebb, lessen, lower, moderate, reduce, subside

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

    Preposition:
    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. extenuate, palliate, mitigateverb

    lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

    "The circumstances extenuate the crime"

    Synonyms:
    relieve, assuage, palliate, alleviate, extenuate

  2. mitigateverb

    make less severe or harsh

    "mitigating circumstances"

    Synonyms:
    palliate, extenuate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mitigateverb

    Synonyms:
    moderate, alleviate, appease, soothe, soften, mollify, pacify, assuage, quiet, still, calm, quell, allay, abate, temper, attemper, lessen, dull, qualify, blunt

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. mitigateverb

    Synonyms:
    meliorate, alleviate, assuage, temper

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How to use mitigate in a sentence?

  1. The TSA report:

    No single measure can provide broad-spectrum protection against risks or adversaries, therefore, risk-based, multi-layered security offers the greatest ability to mitigate risks through the application of flexible and unpredictable measures to protect commercial aviation.

  2. Nicky Vogt:

    CISA has been working closely with Ivanti, Inc. to better understand the vulnerability in Pulse Secure VPN devices and mitigate potential risks to federal civilian and private sector networks, we will continue to provide guidance and recommendations to support potentially impacted organizations.

  3. Gerry Alfonso:

    There seem to be considerable expectations of further economic stimulus, which could mitigate some of deflationary pressures.

  4. Nancy Gin:

    As we face the real possibility of running out of the drug for everybody if we dont take steps to mitigate the shortage, Kaiser Permanente, like other health care organizations across the country, has had to take steps to control the outflow of the medication to ensure access to severely sick patients, including both COVID-19 and those with acute lupus.

  5. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp:

    In the same way that we carefully closed businesses and urged operations to end to mitigate the virus' spread, today we're announcing plans to incrementally and safely reopen sectors of our economy.


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