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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"

    Synonyms:
    relieve, assuage, palliate, alleviate, extenuate

  2. mitigate(verb)

    make less severe or harsh

    "mitigating circumstances"

    Synonyms:
    palliate, extenuate

Wiktionary

  1. mitigate(verb)

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

    Antonyms:
    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.

    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.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mitigate(v. a.)

    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. mitigate(v)

    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. Paul Triolo:

    That's a really hard case to make to industry which wants to hear about hard security concerns and wants to try to mitigate those.

  3. Shilan Shah:

    These changes are fairly significant, particularly if you look at them in the context of what happened over the weekend with Governor Rajan's decision to step down, it might be the government's way to illustrate its commitment to reforms and mitigate any investor fallout following Rajan's decision.

  4. Vanessa Maes:

    This new model will allow the Spa-Francorchamps Circuit... to somewhat mitigate the financial effects of this historic crisis.

  5. Lauren Kotwicki:

    The final rules for preventive controls were issued earlier this year, and final rules for produce and imported foods will become public in coming weeks. This will require that food companies identify potential hazards that could cause illnesses and take steps to mitigate or prevent those hazards from occurring.


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