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Definitions of abate:

part of speech: verb transitive

To lessen; suppress.

part of speech: verb transitive

To lessen: to mitigate.

part of speech: noun

Abatement.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To grow less.

part of speech: verb

To lessen; to lower in price; to grow less; to subside.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To decrease; moderate; subside; as, the storm abates.

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