Meaning of ABATE in English
I . v. a.
Lessen, diminish, decrease, reduce, lower, relax, slacken.
Remit, allow, bate, rebate, deduct.
Moderate, assuage, mitigate, soothe, soften, qualify, alleviate, mollify, allay, appease, pacify, compose, tranquillize, temper, attemper, quiet, quell, calm, dull, blunt.
Batter down, beat down, demolish, raze, lay low.
( Law .) Remove, suppress, terminate, put an end to.
II . v. n.
Decrease, diminish, lessen, subside, sink, wane, decline, fall away, fall off, fade, fade away, ebb, intermit, slacken.
( Law .) Be defeated, frustrated, or overthrown, fail.
Soule. Dictionary of English synonyms. Словарь английских синонимов. 2012