What is the meaning of the word 'abate'

abate - subside or moderate

Some sentence examples which use the word 'abate'

  • In time, his anger will abate, and he will forgive you.
  • Why not just chew nicotine gum and abate the possibility of cancer.
  • Their method of decentralization seems pretty costly though, and that cost will not abate over time, since the costliness is what makes it work.
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