Meaning of ABATE in English


v. Function: verb


Synonyms: ABOLISH 1, abrogate, annihilate, annul, invalidate, negate, nullify, quash, undo, vitiate


Synonyms: ANNIHILATE 2, abolish, blot out, eradicate, exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, root out, uncreate, wipe (out)


Synonyms: DECREASE , close, diminish, drain (away), dwindle, lessen, recede, reduce, taper, taper off

4 to lessen in force or intensity FF1C; the storm abated slowly FF1E;

Synonyms: ||bate, die (down or away), ease off, ebb, fall, let up, lull, moderate, relent, slacken, subside, wane

Related Words: decrease, diminish, dwindle, lessen, weaken

Idioms: run its course

Contrasted Words: augment, expand, extend, increase; mount, rage, soar, surge

Antonyms: revive; rise

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