abate

  • 1 abate — /ə bāt/ vb abat·ed, abat·ing [Old French abattre, literally, to knock down, from a , prefix stressing result + battre to beat] vt 1 a: to put an end to or do away with abate a nuisance b: make void: null …

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  • 2 Abate — (geistlicher Titel in Italien und Spanien, Abt) steht für: Carlo Maria Abate (* 1932), italienischer Autorennfahrer Fabio Abate (* 1966), Schweizer Politiker Giovanni Abate (Fußballspieler, 1976) (* 1976), italienischer Fußballspieler Giovanni… …

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  • 3 Abate — A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t ), v. i. [See {Abate}, v. t.] 1. To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates. [1913 Webster] The fury of Glengarry . . . rapidly abated. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] 2. To be defeated, or… …

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  • 4 Abate — A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t ), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abated}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Abating}.] [OF. abatre to beat down, F. abattre, LL. abatere; ab or ad + batere, battere (popular form for L. batuere to beat). Cf. {Bate}, {Batter}.] 1. To beat down; to… …

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  • 5 abate — 1 *abolish, extinguish, annihilate Analogous words: end, terminate (see CLOSE): *annul, void, abrogate: cancel, obliterate (see ERASE): *nullify, invalidate Antonyms: perpetuate Contrasted words: * …

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  • 6 Abate — puede referirse a: Abate: 1. m. Eclesiástico de órdenes menores, y a veces simple tonsurado, que solía vestir traje clerical a la romana. 2. m. Presbítero extranjero, especialmente francés o italiano, y también eclesiástico español que ha… …

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  • 7 abate — a‧bate [əˈbeɪt] verb [intransitive, transitive] formal to become less strong or damaging, or to make something do this: • The level of wage settlements has shown no signs of abating in recent months. abatement noun [uncountable] : • the cost of… …

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  • 8 Abate — may refer to: * A brand name for temefos * ABATE, a motorcycle club * Abate (surname) * AbatementDefinition:to weaken, make less.Synonyms:decrease,nullify,stop,quit …

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  • 9 abate — abate; abate·ment; …

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  • 10 abate — sustantivo masculino 1. Clérigo francés o italiano o eclesiástico español que ha residido mucho tiempo en Italia o Francia: El abate Marchena es una figura importante de la literatura española. 2. Clérigo cortesano y frívolo del siglo XVIII: En… …

    Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • 11 abate — (Del it. abate). 1. m. Eclesiástico de órdenes menores, y a veces simple tonsurado, que solía vestir traje clerical a la romana. 2. Presbítero extranjero, especialmente francés o italiano, y también eclesiástico español que ha residido mucho… …

    Diccionario de la lengua española

  • 12 Abate — A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t ), n. Abatement. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 13 Abate — (Abbate, ital.), s. Abbé …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 14 Abate — Abāte, s.v.w. Abbate …

    Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • 15 abate — (o abbate) s.m. [lat. tardo abbas atis, voce di origine aramaica]. (eccles.) [chi soprintende a un monastero maschile autonomo] ▶◀ padre superiore, priore, superiore …

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  • 16 abate — (v.) put an end to (c.1300); to grow less, diminish in power or influence (early 14c.), from O.Fr. abattre beat down, cast down, from V.L. *abbatere, from L. ad to (see AD (Cf. ad )) + battuere to beat (see BATTER (Cf. batter) (v.)). Secondary… …

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  • 17 abate — s. m. Abatimento; diminuição …

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  • 18 abatė — abãtė dkt …

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  • 19 abate — [v] lessen, grow or cause to grow less allay, chill out*, coast*, cool, cool it*, decline, decrease, diminish, dull, dwindle, ebb, go with the flow*, hang easy*, hang loose*, lay back*, let go, let it all hang out*, let up, mellow out*, moderate …

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  • 20 abate — ► VERB 1) (of something bad) become less intense or widespread. 2) Law reduce or remove (a nuisance). DERIVATIVES abatement noun. ORIGIN Old French abatre to fell , from Latin battere to beat …

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