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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

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become less in amount or intensity

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The longer-term advances in technology and accompanying gains in productivity, however, exhibit few signs of abating, and these gains, along with the lower interest rates, should support growth of the economy over time.
Action was taken in light of further declines in economic activity, continued sluggish growth trends in money and credit, and evidence of abating inflationary pressures, including weakness in commodity prices.
A particular focus of the alliance this year will be on identifying and abating major worksite hazards that cause the lion's share of injuries, and on improving the information that employers and employees are given to help avoid such incidents.
A particular focus of the alliance this year will be on identifying and abating major worksite hazards and on improving the information that employers and employees are given to help avoid such incidents.
Of course, as everyone knows, NJ is recognized as one of the top industrial markets in the entire country and this market segment shows no sign of abating.
New sublease space is abating, but continues to put downward pressure on rents in certain markets.
The swell of refinancing activity does not appear to be abating any time soon.
President Bush's speech on Iraq did not send the market into a swan dive the following day though the Bear Market shows little sign of abating.
Rats nest a few feet below the ground and come to the surface after excavation is done, not before, so abating rats on the surface prior to digging is useless, they argued.
Yankee fever is abating, but all eyes are still on the House that Ruth Built.