abate synonyms

Here's a list of possible synonyms and antonyms for the term abate:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. slake, abate, slack(verb)

    make less active or intense

    Synonyms:
    slack off, slack, allay, abate, slow down, slake, slow up, slow, quench, slacken, assuage, relax, die away, let up, slack up

  2. abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away(verb)

    become less in amount or intensity

    Synonyms:
    slack off, slack, ease off, abate, die away, slow up, relax, slacken, slake, slow, slack up, slow down, let up, ease up

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. abate

    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.

    Synonyms:
    decline, decrease, diminish, ebb, lessen, lower, mitigate, moderate, reduce, subside

    Antonyms:
    aggravate, amplify, continue, develop, enhance, enlarge, extend, foment, increase, magnify, rage, raise, revive

    Preposition:
    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    lessen, diminish, decrease, reduce, lower, relax, slacken

  2. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    remit, allow, bate, rebate, deduct

  3. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    moderate, assuage, mitigate, soothe, soften, qualify, alleviate, mollify, allay, appease, pacify, compose, tranquillize, temper, attempor, quiet, quell, calm, dull, blunt

  4. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) remove, suppress, terminate, put an end to

  5. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    decrease, diminish, lessen, subside, wane, ebb, intermit, slacken

  6. abate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    (Law.) be defeated, frustrated, or overthrown

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List of paraphrases:

reduce



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