Details of word ABATE

Definition of abate

v. t. - To beat down; to overthrow.
v. t. - 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.
v. t. - To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price.
v. t. - To blunt.
v. t. - To reduce in estimation; to deprive.
v. t. - To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ.
v. t. - To diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets.
v. t. - To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates.
v. t. - To be defeated, or come to naught; to fall through; to fail; as, a writ abates.
n. - Abatement.

Word "abate" contains 5 letters : A A B E T

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