The word “abated” has 3 syllables: a-bat-ed.

It's pronounced as /əˈbeɪtɪd/.

What is synonym and antonym for abated?

In the thesaurus, “abated” has 22 synonyms and 51 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for abated along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for abated

  • abolished
  • blended
  • canceled
  • cancelled
  • decreased
  • deducted
  • deprived
  • diminished
  • discounted
  • eased
  • fell
  • lessened
  • lowered
  • reduced
  • repealed
  • stripped
  • subdued
  • subsided
  • subtracted
  • tempered
  • thawed
  • weakened

Antonyms for abated

  • accumulated
  • acute
  • added
  • aggravated
  • amplified
  • annexed
  • augmented
  • blistering
  • boosted
  • built
  • concentrated
  • deep
  • dreadful
  • enacted
  • enlarged
  • escalated
  • established
  • excruciating
  • expanded
  • explosive
  • exquisite
  • fearful
  • fearsome
  • ferocious
  • fierce
  • founded
  • frightful
  • furious
  • ghastly
  • grew
  • hard
  • heavy
  • increased
  • instituted
  • intense
  • intensified
  • intensive
  • keen
  • laid down
  • mounted
  • mushroomed
  • passed
  • profound
  • raised
  • rose
  • soared
  • swelled
  • terrible
  • vehement
  • vicious
  • violent

Meanings of abated

  • verb
    1. (obsolete outside law) To put an end to; to cause to cease.
    2. To become null and void.
    3. To nullify; make void.
    4. To humble; to lower in status; to bring someone down physically or mentally.
    5. To be humbled; to be brought down physically or mentally.
    6. To curtail; to deprive.
    7. To reduce in amount, size, or value.
    8. To decrease in size, value, or amount.
    9. To moderate; to lessen in force, intensity, to subside.
    10. To decrease in intensity or force; to subside.
    11. To deduct or omit.
    12. To bar or except.
    13. To cut away or hammer down, in such a way as to leave a figure in relief, as a sculpture, or in metalwork.
    14. To dull the edge or point of; to blunt.
    15. To destroy, or level to the ground.
    16. To enter a tenement without permission after the owner has died and before the heir takes possession.
  • adjective
    1. (decorative arts) Lowered, beaten down, or cut away, as the background of an ornamental pattern in relief. Used specifically of stone-cutting; also of metal when the pattern or inscription is to show bright on dark, and the ground is therefore worked out with the graving-tool and left rough or hatched in lines.

Example Sentences

  • The storm's fury finally abated, allowing residents to assess the damage.
  • As the tension in the room abated, a sense of calm settled over the discussion.
  • The medication quickly took effect, and her pain gradually abated.
  • The protest lost momentum and eventually abated after authorities intervened.
  • The traffic congestion abated as commuters reached their destinations, easing the morning rush.

On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abated, such as: abolished, accumulated, acute, added, aggravated, amplified, annexed.

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