Definitions for abateəˈbeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slake, abate, slack(verb)

    make less active or intense

  2. abate, let up, slack off, slack, die away(verb)

    become less in amount or intensity

    "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abate(verb)

    to beat down; to overthrow

  2. Abate(verb)

    to bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state, number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate pride, zeal, hope

  3. Abate(verb)

    to deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price

  4. Abate(verb)

    to blunt

  5. Abate(verb)

    to reduce in estimation; to deprive

  6. Abate(verb)

    to bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ

  7. Abate(verb)

    to diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets

  8. Abate(verb)

    to decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates

  9. Abate(verb)

    to be defeated, or come to naught; to fall through; to fail; as, a writ abates

  10. Abate(noun)


  11. Origin: [OF. abatre to beat down, F. abattre, LL. abatere; ab or ad + batere, battere (popular form for L. batuere to beat). Cf. Bate, Batter.]

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ضعف, هزم, نقص, أضعفArabic
  • zurückgehen, verringern, einstellen, nachlassen, legen, mindernGerman
  • reducir, suprimir, abatir, humillar, menguarSpanish
  • خرد کردنPersian
  • vähentää, alentua, lauhtua, laantua, raueta, alentaa, nöyryyttää, hellittää, vähentyäFinnish
  • ralentir, descendre, déduire, cesser, amoindrir, diminuer, retrancher, réduireFrench
  • laghdú, laghdaighIrish
  • न्यून होनाHindi
  • csökkentHungarian
  • verliezen, overslaan, verminderen, uitsluiten, reduceren, humiliëren, afnemen, verzwakken, luwen, aftrekken, weglaten, verlagen, neerslaan, vernederenDutch
  • avta, minke, slå ned, ydmyke, forminske, forringe, løyeNorwegian
  • diminuir, reduzir, descer, declinar, cessar, derrotar, abater, embotar, suprimir, deduzir, excluir, barrarPortuguese
  • уменьшиться, спадать, уменьшать, уменьшить, уменьшаться, спастьRussian
  • tenzil etmek, azaltmakTurkish
  • nhụt, huỷ bỏ, ram, đỡ, hạ, thủ tiêu, mất hết, đi, bớt, ngớt, thanh toánVietnamese

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