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Synonyms for mitigateˈmɪt ɪˌgeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extenuate, palliate, mitigate(verb)

    lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of

    "The circumstances extenuate the crime"

    relieve, assuage, palliate, mitigate, alleviate, extenuate

  2. mitigate(verb)

    make less severe or harsh

    "mitigating circumstances"

    palliate, extenuate


  1. mitigate(verb)

    palliate, lighten, check, ease, mollify, pacify, diminish

    exacerbate, aggrandize, aggravate, incite, worsen, irritate, increase, intensify

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. mitigate

    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.

    abate, decline, decrease, diminish, ebb, lessen, lower, moderate, reduce, subside

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

    Abate in fury; abated by law.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. mitigate(v. a.)

    moderate, alleviate, appease, soothe, soften, mollify, pacify, assuage, quiet, still, calm, quell, allay, abate, temper, attemper, lessen, dull, qualify, blunt

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