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Abate

Synonyms for abate:

Sense 1

bate, weaken.

Sense 2

rebate.

Sense 3

lapse, subtract.

Sense 4

reduce, remit.

Sense 6

die.

Sense 12

fall.

Sense 23

take.

contract

fall away.

decrease

slacken, die down, slow down, slake, taper, slack off.

die

ease off.

lessen

slack up, de-escalate, roll back.

let-up

let up.

lower

lower.

recede

recede.

Sense 1 (noun)

lighten.

Sense 2 (noun)

wane.

Sense 4 (noun)

bate, remit, die, fall, lapse.

Sense 5 (noun)

subtract, take.

abate (noun)

die away, let up, slack, slack off, slake.

change (verb)

slack, slake.

decrease (verb)

deduct, lessen, abridge, die down, shorten, concentrate, shrink, dwindle, deplete, deflate, diminish, subside, erode, recede, lower, compress, compact, curtail, truncate, decrement, decrease, abbreviate, contract, wane, drain.

lessen, grow or cause to grow less (verb)

diminish, subdue, let up, cool, ebb, allay, recede, dwindle, slow, subside, wane, moderate, slacken, taper, taper off, decline, decrease, reduce.

moderate (verb)

ease, pacify, compose, tranquilize, quiet, calm, relax, soothe, alleviate, cool, subdue, soften, restrain, moderate.

penalize (verb)

discount, encumber, correct, Retribute, fine, chastise, forfeit, penalize, burden, discipline, punish, judge, handicap, drawback.

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