verringern, nachlassen, abklingen, vermindern, abflauen, abebben, zurückgehen, weichen, mäßigen, sich beruhigen, sich legen, sich mildern
Verb(1) make less active or intense(2) become less in amount or intensity
(1) this action would not have been sufficient to abate the odour nuisance(2) During the mid section of the morning I was able to abate my longing for biscuits by eating a slice of homemade fruit cake (courtesy of Welsh Dad Tony).(3) When the storms abate , the uncertainties do not.(4) Most hot flashes are mild to moderate in intensity and usually abate over time without therapy.(5) There is a need for a definitive course of action in order to abate this spiralling situation.(6) The challenges of rising health care costs and Medicare premiums will not suddenly abate .(7) Surgery on the right ear diminished but did not completely abate her symptoms, so she underwent surgery on the left ear.(8) November to April is the wet season but heavy tropical storms can abate as suddenly as they arrive.(9) This defendant was required to abate the nuisance by noise identified in the abatement notice.(10) We were both broke and working pub shifts but nothing could abate my appetite for conceiving low budget film ideas.(11) The plaintiffs sought an injunction requiring the defendants to abate the nuisance as well as damages.(12) Space constraint did not abate their zeal to get a glimpse of the amazing cultural divergence of the nation.(13) this action would not have been sufficient to abate the odor nuisance(14) A distinction is drawn between Abatement Notices which require works to be done and those which merely require the recipient to abate the identified nuisance.(15) Patients should be observed in a closed ward setting until signs and symptoms abate .(16) If rich countries want to help abate the impact of the tsunami, why not allow part of that assistance to be in the form of government tax collection?
1. subside ::
2. decrease ::
3. slake ::
4. let up ::
1. accumulate ::
2. balloon ::
3. build ::
4. enlarge ::
5. escalate ::
6. expand ::
7. grow ::
8. increase ::
9. intensify ::
10. mount ::
11. mushroom ::
12. rise ::
13. soar ::
14. swell ::
15. wax ::
abate, abated, abatement, abates, abating
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With any luck, the gout will ABATE with
time and he will be able to walk again.
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