Abate in a Sentence

Definition of Abate

to reduce in degree or intensity

Use Abate in a sentence

I hope this medicine will abate the pain in my leg.

In time, his anger will abate, and he will forgive you.

With any luck, the storm will abate soon so we can still have our picnic.

The firemen sprayed water on the burning house to abate the structural damage.

After my massage, I felt my stress level abate a great deal.

Even though the unemployment rate continues to abate, voters are still unhappy with the president’s economic plan.

Because the paparazzi kept following the celebrity around town, the media coverage did not seem as though it would ever abate.

I married my husband because I know my love for him will never abate.

By adding an extra lane to the highway, we can abate the traffic congestion during rush hour.

The diet pill is supposed to abate my appetite.

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Abate synonyms

diminish, lessen, reduce, decrease, subside, let up, ease, slacken, weaken, decline

Abate antonyms

enhance, amplify, enlarge, intensify, prolong