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Synonyms for bate

to become or cause to become less active or intense

Words related to bate

moderate or restrain

flap the wings wildly or frantically

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soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments

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Shortly after the company took off financially, Bate started getting calls from business owners seeking advice about entering the RV rental business.
Bate's story here about the Sonnets benefits from dating them to the early 1590s.
Now Bates has been jailed for 12 months after he admitted assault.
After the death of his wife, Bates hastily re-married, with fellow servant Anna Bates (nee Smith), who is employed as head housemaid at Downton.
David Evans, prosecuting, told how, in the early hours of May 2 - six weeks after the murder - brothers James and Liam Bates, 30, were out in the city centre when they spotted Mr Davis.
He has been appointed to Cyprotex's board in 2010 following the acquisition of Apredica, which Bates co-founded.
Paramedic Carl Jones told the court on Wednesday he was winded when Bates delivered a blow to his chest in the ambulance.
SENTENCING: Judge Dwayne Bates stuck a knife into his mouth and Mr Whitworth had to bite down on to the blade to stop it going down into his throat, said prosecutor Graeme Gaston.
Falcons' assistant coach Alan Tait will step up to the top role in Bates' absence - and the former British Lions and Scotland centre took control in training yesterday with Bates not on hand.
For Gray to say that Bates' claims of wholesale cannibalism among desert people were 'unsubstantiated' reflects the denials by Basedow and others, but Elkin never ruled it out (Reece 2007:135-6) and today's experts on Western Desert people might be similarly cautious.
Braidy Bates immediately formed a smile, and her voice perked up as she described her first sports memory.
The sprawling campus of Bates College is in full bloom during Maine's adventurous summer dance festival.
Ariel Preferred Retail Group announced the appointment of Lisa Bates as director of marketing.
Having failed to have their way on other controversial issues, conservatives and evangelicals have rallied around the homosexual issue and are determined to win the ongoing battle for the "soul of Anglicanism," says journalist and author Stephen Bates.