HyperDic: abate

English > 2 senses of the word abate:
VERBchangeabate, slake, slackmake less active / active / active or intense
changeabate, let up, slack off, slack, die awaybecome less in amount or intensity
abate > pronunciation
Soundsahbey't
Rhymesabbreviate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > abate: 2 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningmake less active / active / active or intense.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymsslake, slack
Broaderdecrease, lessen, minifymake smaller
Spanishaflojar, amainar, disminuir, mitigar, reducir
Catalanamainar, amansir, asserenar, debilitar, defallir, disminuir, mitigar, reduir
Adjectivesabatablecapable of being abated
Nounsabatora person who abates a nuisance
English > abate: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningBecome less in amount or intensity.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"The storm abated"
Synonymslet up, slack off, slack, die away
Broaderdecrease, diminish, lessen, falldecrease in size, extent, or range
Spanishamainar, amansar, ceder, mitigar
Catalanamainar, amansir-se, asserenar-se, cedir, cessar, encalmar-se, morir, parar
Nounsabatementan interruption in the intensity or amount of something

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