Synonyms for abated

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-beyt
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbeɪt

Top 10 synonyms for abated Other synonyms for the word abated

Définition of abated

Origin :
  • "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
Example sentences :
  • 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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