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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. Gerry Alfonso:

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

  2. Miguel Angel Felix Diaz Alonso:

    We... must continue operating because we are going to save lives and mitigate the pandemic.

  3. Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    China has overcome its own difficulty and increased water outflow from the Lancang River to help Mekong countries mitigate the drought, we also agreed to strengthen such cooperation within the framework of LMC to ensure the rational and sustainable use of water resources.

  4. 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.

  5. Mizue Aizeki:

    It will help mitigate the abuses related to ICE's widespread tactic of presenting as local police to enter homes without judicial warrants or set up meetings with individuals only to detain them.

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