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abate

Synonyms of abate in English:

verb

  • 1 thankfully, the storm had abated the recession showed no signs of abating
    subside, die down/away/out, drop off/away, lessen, ease (off), let up, decrease, diminish, moderate, decline, fade, dwindle, slacken, recede, cool off, tail off, peter out, taper off, wane, ebb, relent, desist, weaken, become weaker, come to an end
    archaic remit
    [Antonyms] intensify
  • 2 energy efficiency may be the quickest way to abate emissions of carbon dioxide
    [Antonyms] increase
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