Word of the Day October 21, 2018
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Today's word: Mitigateˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Mitigate
extenuate, palliate, mitigate(verb)
lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of
"The circumstances extenuate the crime"
make less severe or harsh
To reduce, lessen, or decrease.
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
to make mild and accessible; to mollify; -- applied to persons
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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, -atum—mitis, mild.]
The numerical value of Mitigate in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Mitigate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We don’t compromise and mitigate on the requirements.
We have the technologies to mitigate any potential threats.
So that will mitigate some of the effects of the contamination.
There is a real commitment to work together to mitigate those risks and deter them.
We don't have mechanisms in place to mitigate the breach of ceasefire by the Taliban.
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Translations for Mitigate
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- mitigarCatalan, Valencian
- snížit, zmírnitCzech
- lieventää, helpottaaFinnish
- réduire, atténuerFrench
- avbøte, formilde, lindreNorwegian
- mitigeren, verzachtenDutch
- złagodzić, zminimalizować, zmniejszyćPolish
- lindra, mildraSwedish
- azaltmak, yatıştırmak, dindirmek, tadil etmek, hafifletmek, yumuşatmakTurkish
- làm dịu bớtVietnamese
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