abate is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

abate Scrabble score: 7

Meaning of abate

  • decrease in force or intensity
  • to make or become less intense
  • duct omit abate part of the price
  • unt
  • reduce in value or amount make less especially by way of relief abate a tax
  • to put an end to abate a nuisance
  • beat down or cut away so as to leave a figure in relief
  • reduce in degree or intensity moderate may abate their rancor to win peace
  • decrease in amount or value
  • become defeated or become null or void
  • to reduce in intensity [v ABATED, ABATING, ABATES]