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Abate 1

Definition: To beat down; to overthrow.

Abate 2

Definition: To bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state, number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate pride, zeal, hope.

Abate 3

Definition: To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price.

Abate 4

Definition: To blunt.

Abate 5

Definition: To reduce in estimation; to deprive.

Abate 6

Definition: To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ.

Abate 7

Definition: To diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets.

Abate 8

Definition: To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates.

Abate 9

Definition: To be defeated, or come to naught; to fall through; to fail; as, a writ abates.

Abate 10

Definition: Abatement.

abate 11

Definition: become less in amount or intensity; "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"

abate 12

Definition: make less active or intense

 

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