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Synonyms for abate

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for abate

to become or cause to become less active or intense

to take away (a quantity) from another quantity

The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Synonyms for abate

make less active or intense


become less in amount or intensity

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Meanwhile, a private person aggrieved by a private nuisance may: (a) institute a civil action; or (b) have said nuisance summarily abated by a public official.
Trainer Willie Mullins said yesterday: 'Gayle Abated was probably lucky to finish second at Punchestown last time when two horses fell at the second-last, but it was still an improvement on his first run over fences and he'll take his chance on Sunday.'
Technological challenges, which many people think have abated, could, in fact, accelerate.
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. Once a taxpayer is properly before the Tax Court, it may consider all affirmative defenses.
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.
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.
Does it mean that our concerns about violent crime have 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.
"Thus, over the ten years during which The Capri's taxes are abated under the program, a typical buyer can save tens of thousands of dollars," he points out.
New York revivals of Kramer's call to arms and Vogel's touching allegory remind us that the AIDS crisis has not abated.
Serial follow-up examinations were conducted, and 15 months after the patient's initial visit, the mass had disappeared and the reflux signs had abated (figure 3).