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Definition 1: become less in amount or intensity - [verb of change]

Samples where abate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The storm abated
  • The rain let up after a few hours

Synonyms for abate in the sense of this definition

(abate is a kind of ...) decrease in size, extent, or range

"The amount of homework decreased towards the end of the semester" "The cabin pressure fell dramatically" "her weight fell to under a hundred pounds" "his voice fell to a whisper"

Definition 2: make less active or intense - [verb of change]

Synonyms for abate in the sense of this definition

(abate is a kind of ...) make smaller

"He decreased his staff"

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