Meaning of ABATE in English

ABATE

transcription, транскрипция: [ əbeɪt ]

( abates, abating, abated)

If something bad or undesirable abates , it becomes much less strong or severe. ( FORMAL )

The storms had abated by the time they rounded Cape Horn.

VERB : V

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