Definitions of abate

The word abate uses 5 letters:aabet.

ABATE is playable in:

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Scrabble US7
Scrabble UK7

v. t. - To beat down; to overthrow. 2

v. t. - To bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state, number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate pride, zeal, hope. 2

v. t. - To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price. 2

v. t. - To blunt. 2

v. t. - To reduce in estimation; to deprive. 2

v. t. - To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ. 2

v. t. - To diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets. 2

v. t. - To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates. 2

v. t. - To be defeated, or come to naught; to fall through; to fail; as, a writ abates. 2

n. - Abatement. 2

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Words formed by adding one letter

d - abated10

r - abater9

s - abates9

l - ablate10

u - bateau10

m - bemata12

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