Synonyms for abated
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : uh-beyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbeɪt|
Top 10 synonyms for abated Other synonyms for the word abated
Définition of abatedOrigin :
- "put an end to" (c.1300); "to grow less, diminish in power or influence" (early 14c.), from Old French abattre "beat down, cast down," from Vulgar Latin *abbatere, from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + battuere "to beat" (see batter (v.)). Secondary sense of "to fell, slaughter" is in abatis and abattoir. Related: Abated; abating.
- verb lessen, grow or cause to grow less
- This was to throw a sort of defiance to the fear; and certainly as often as I did so it abated.
- Extract from : « Ranald Bannerman's Boyhood » by George MacDonald
- This so diminished her feeling of triumph, that for a week or so her love for Florent abated.
- Extract from : « The Fat and the Thin » by Emile Zola
- They can be abated; but again and again they will break out.
- Extract from : « College Teaching » by Paul Klapper
- It will be time enough when all this tumult about the heirship has abated.
- Extract from : « The Old Countess; or, The Two Proposals » by Ann S. Stephens
- Her nervousness had evidently not yet abated, for she was walking up and down the floor.
- Extract from : « The Bondwoman » by Marah Ellis Ryan
- None of the deacon's pompousness was abated as he entered the house and the room.
- Extract from : « The Cash Boy » by Horatio Alger Jr.
- At daybreak she was not to be seen; the wind, however, had abated.
- Extract from : « The History of Little Peter, the Ship Boy » by W.H.G. Kingston
- When chained to the stake, her countenance was cheerful, and the roses of her cheeks were not abated.
- Extract from : « Fox's Book of Martyrs » by John Foxe
- By this time my anger had abated, and I had begun to enjoy the affair.
- Extract from : « Breaking Away » by Oliver Optic
- His memory of Labrador and his days there, and his love for it, had not abated one whit.
- Extract from : « A Labrador Doctor » by Wilfred Thomason Grenfell
Antonyms for abated
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