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Definitions of abate:
  • verb:   become less in amount or intensity
    Example: "The storm abated"
  • verb:   make less active or intense
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #15286)

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See abate used in context: 9 rhymes, 3 Shakespeare works, several books and articles.

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