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To diminish in intensity or severity, especially gradually
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“Most hot flashes are mild to moderate in intensity and usually abate over time without therapy.”
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To decrease in size, amount, value, or degree
“Already today, several techniques to abate emissions of methane have been implemented in Norway.”
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To deduct or omit
“If the contractor does not carry out the work within the agreed period of time, then the employer is entitled to abate the amount otherwise due to the contractor.”
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To annul or put an end to, especially formally
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“The Supreme Court voted out a constitutional amendment that could abate the ruling's staying power.”
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To get rid of or destroy something
“To abate the walls of this marginal space means to return madness to that society to which it always belonged.”
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To come to an end or close
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“The firing and noise would abate, but only for a moment.”
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To remove or take away from
“Fifteen or twenty days before you draw your hawk out of the mew, you must begin to abate her of her diet.”
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To cause a profound effect
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Relieve of blame, responsibility
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