Meaning of ABATE in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ əˈbeɪt ]

v. 1 tr. & intr. make or become less strong, severe, intense, etc. 2 tr. Law a quash (a writ or action). b put an end to (a nuisance). øøabatement n. [ME f. OF abatre f. Rmc (as A-(3), L batt(u)ere beat)]

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