abates


abates
a·bate || ə'beɪt v. reduce, decrease, lessen; become less, diminish; annul, suppress (Law)

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  • Abate — A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t ), v. i. [See {Abate}, v. t.] 1. To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates. [1913 Webster] The fury of Glengarry . . . rapidly abated. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be defeated, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To abate in lands — Abate A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t ), v. i. [See {Abate}, v. t.] 1. To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates. [1913 Webster] The fury of Glengarry . . . rapidly abated. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be defeated …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • abate — [[t]əbe͟ɪt[/t]] abates, abating, abated VERB If something bad or undesirable abates, it becomes much less strong or severe. [FORMAL] The storms had abated by the time they rounded Cape Horn. ...a crime wave that shows no sign of abating. Syn: die …   English dictionary

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