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Today's word: Mitigateˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Mitigate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. extenuate, palliate, mitigate(verb)

    lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

    "The circumstances extenuate the crime"

  2. mitigate(verb)

    make less severe or harsh

    "mitigating circumstances"


  1. mitigate(Verb)

    To reduce, lessen, or decrease.

  2. mitigate(Verb)

    To downplay.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mitigate(verb)

    to make less severe, intense, harsh, rigorous, painful, etc.; to soften; to meliorate; to alleviate; to diminish; to lessen; as, to mitigate heat or cold; to mitigate grief

  2. Mitigate(verb)

    to make mild and accessible; to mollify; -- applied to persons

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mitigate

    mit′i-gāt, v.t. to make more easily borne: to lessen the severity of: to temper: to reduce in amount (as evil).—adjs. Mit′igable, that can be mitigated; Mit′igant, mitigating.—n. Mitigā′tion, act of mitigating: alleviation: abatement.—adjs. Mit′igative, Mit′igatory, tending to mitigate: soothing.—n. Mit′igator, one who mitigates. [L. mitigāre, -atummitis, mild.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mitigate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Mitigate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vedprakash Mishra:

    We don’t compromise and mitigate on the requirements.

  2. Ben Reed:

    We have the technologies to mitigate any potential threats.

  3. Bruce Thomson:

    So that will mitigate some of the effects of the contamination.

  4. Sergei Skripal:

    There is a real commitment to work together to mitigate those risks and deter them.

  5. Amarullah Saleh:

    We don't have mechanisms in place to mitigate the breach of ceasefire by the Taliban.

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