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Synonyms for mitigate
ˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪtmit·i·gate

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  1. mitigateverb

    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.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. extenuate, palliate, mitigateverb

    lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

    "The circumstances extenuate the crime"

    relieve, assuage, palliate, alleviate, extenuate

  2. mitigateverb

    make less severe or harsh

    "mitigating circumstances"

    palliate, extenuate

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  1. mitigateverb

    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

    meliorate, alleviate, assuage, temper

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  1. Stephen Cheetham:

    I have mapped this out in my mind, the minute we vote to leave customers will say there's a risk here and we need to mitigate it. We ship tools from here on Monday that they'll be using by Thursday. What happens if that is disrupted ?

  2. Rostin Behnam:

    Our commodity markets and the financial markets that support them will suffer if we do not take action to mitigate the risk of contagion.

  3. David McGuire:

    We shouldnt write off tools that might help mitigate the problem. But we also must recognize that technology is no magic pill to stemming the pandemic, towns and the state should be wary of self-interested, privacy-invading companies using COVID-19 as a chance to market their products and create future business opportunities.

  4. Jacqueline Gollan:

    Take small steps to manage Lynn Bufka anxiety, socialize and mitigate actual risk.

  5. Chris Oswald:

    One major underlying concern across industry sectors is the lack of tested and fully vetted drone detection and counterdrone systems, that's a big issue on all of our members' minds. What can we do ? What are steps we can take to mitigate drone events ? How can we be proactive in detection ?

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