Abate
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Abate [uh-beyt]

VERB

VERB

  • To decrease in intensity.

  • To reduce in amount.

  • To Omit.

Example

"Government should abate the tax on common public."

"His girlfriend was angry because he abated her mention in his speech."

Synonyms

Decrease, Diminish, Dull, Dwindle, Ebb, Recede, Subside, Taper

Antonyms

Advance, Develop, Enlarge, Expand, Increase, Raise, Incite, Win, Intensify

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