Antonyms 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.

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

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

    Preposition:
    Abate in fury; abated by law.

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