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Synonyms for abateəˈbeɪt

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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

    "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"

    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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

reduce


Translations for abate

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ضعف, هزم, نقص, أضعفArabic
  • zurückgehen, verringern, einstellen, nachlassen, legen, mindernGerman
  • reducir, suprimir, abatir, humillar, menguarSpanish
  • خرد کردنPersian
  • vähentää, alentua, lauhtua, laantua, raueta, alentaa, nöyryyttää, hellittää, vähentyäFinnish
  • ralentir, descendre, déduire, cesser, amoindrir, diminuer, retrancher, réduireFrench
  • laghdú, laghdaighIrish
  • न्यून होना, रोक-थाम करनाHindi
  • csökkentHungarian
  • ridurreItalian
  • verliezen, overslaan, verminderen, uitsluiten, reduceren, humiliëren, afnemen, verzwakken, luwen, aftrekken, weglaten, verlagen, neerslaan, vernederenDutch
  • avta, minke, slå ned, ydmyke, forminske, forringe, løyeNorwegian
  • diminuir, reduzir, descer, declinar, cessar, derrotar, abater, embotar, suprimir, deduzir, excluir, barrarPortuguese
  • уменьшиться, спадать, уменьшать, уменьшить, уменьшаться, спастьRussian
  • tenzil etmek, azaltmakTurkish
  • nhụt, huỷ bỏ, ram, đỡ, hạ, thủ tiêu, mất hết, đi, bớt, ngớt, thanh toánVietnamese

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