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Synonyms for mitigate
ˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extenuate, palliate, mitigate(verb)

    lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

    "The circumstances extenuate the crime"

    relieve, assuage, palliate, alleviate, extenuate

  2. mitigate(verb)

    make less severe or harsh

    "mitigating circumstances"

    palliate, extenuate


  1. mitigate(verb)

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

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

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.

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

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

    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mitigate(v. a.)

    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. mitigate(v)

    meliorate, alleviate, assuage, temper

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How to use mitigate in a sentence?

  1. Jonathan Nez:

    Quicker test results will likely result in even higher numbers of positive cases, but it will help to identify those who have the virus and begin to mitigate the cases much quicker, we must do better.

  2. Chuangshi Wang:

    In these individuals, a daytime nap seemed to compensate for the lack of sleep at night and to mitigate the risks.

  3. Ernesto Gonzalez:

    We are working to mitigate the damage caused by climate change, cuba is an example for the world on how to prevent natural disasters.

  4. Lee White:

    We are trying to lead by example. If we don't mitigate the impacts of climate change, it's going to result in untold strife, and we don't have that much time.

  5. Mona Hanna-Attisha:

    A lot of what we do in pediatrics is reassurance, we try to reassure (parents) that not every kid is going to have every problem, but we also try to give them practical things that they can do now. There is no pill for lead. There is no antidote for lead. But there are things we can do to mitigate this exposure.

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