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Definition of ABATE


  • to put an end to abate a nuisance
  • reduce in degree or intensity moderate may abate their rancor to win peace
  • reduce in value or amount make less especially by way of relief abate a tax
  • duct omit abate part of the price
  • beat down or cut away so as to leave a figure in relief
  • become defeated or become null or void
  • decrease in amount or value
  • to reduce in degree or intensity [v ABATED, ABATES, ABATING] : ABATABLE [adj]
  • decrease in force or intensity
  • to make or become less intense
  • to reduce in intensity [v ABATED, ABATING, ABATES]
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