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Synonyms for abate

to become or cause to become less active or intense

to take away (a quantity) from another quantity

Synonyms for abate

make less active or intense


become less in amount or intensity

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Reserve Bank of Australia governor, Glenn Stevens, said, 'Global growth is forecast to be a little below average for a time, but the downside risks appear to have abated, for the moment at least.
The court also abated the closure cases against the Turkish Communist Party and the Turkish Socialist Workers' Party on the same reason.
Even when a market has been created and can consume all the tires, we are now saying a fee is still necessary," though he suggests that states that have successfully abated former stockpiles might consider reducing their fees on new tires.
The opposition to Mark The Man will come from the Michael O'Brien-trained Forget The Past, who will be on a hat-trick after wins at Limerick and Punchestown, the Dessie Hughes-trained Mutineer, Tiger Cry, whom Arthur Moore has also entered for a beginners' chase on Saturday, and Gayle Abated.
She had recently come to the office complaining of a shaky tremor while standing; the tremor abated with support.
The officer recommended that the assessment be abated, but his supervisor rejected this recommendation.
However, in this instance, Clark had filed a timely petition to have the interest abated.
People getting 80 milligrams of zinc a day reported their overall cold symptoms abated in less than 5 days, compared with 8 days on average for the group getting placebos, says study coauthor Pranatharthl H.
As in other reported cases in Europe, no morulae suggestive of Ehrlichia infection in the acute phase were visible, the clinical manifestations were moderate, and the fever abated quickly with treatment.
With the farm crisis on the Prairies far from abated, the Diocese of Brandon is pushing ahead with plans to help farmers cope.
In another sign that the AIDS crisis has abated in Los Angeles, the L.
Despite indications of persisting pressures on employment costs associated with tight labor markets, price inflation abated further, primarily as a consequence of large declines in energy prices.
Attorney Paula Elaine Kay, an attorney with Belkin Burden Wenig & Goldman and former counsel to the Housing Committee at the City Council, explained the proposed rules alter the manner in which lead has to be abated.
When the taxpayer requested that the penalty be abated under the reasonable cause exception, the IRS agent responded, as follows:
Now that controversy over the so-called "window of vulnerability" of American ICBMs has abated, defense experts are focusing increasingly on command structure as the real Achilles heel of strategic forces.