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Definition of Abate

Abate
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 overthrow. [Obs.] The King of Scots . . . sore abated the walls. --Edw. Hall. 2. 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. His eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated. --Deut. xxxiv. 7. 3. To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price. Nine thousand parishes, abating the odd hundreds. --Fuller. 4. To blunt. [Obs.] To abate the edge of envy. --Bacon. 5. To reduce in estimation; to deprive. [Obs.] She hath abated me of half my train. --Shak. 6. (Law) (a) To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ. (b) (Eng. Law) To diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets. To abate a tax, to remit it either wholly or in part.
Abate
Abate A*bate ([.a]*b[=a]t"), n. Abatement. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne.

Meaning of Abate from wikipedia

- Abate may refer to: Abate (surname) A brand name for the insecticide temefos ABATE, a motorcycle and motorcyclist rights organization The Italian word...
- Ig****o Abate (Italian pronunciation: [iɲˈɲattsjo aˈbaːte]; born 12 November 1986) is an Italian professional footballer who plays as a full-back. A former...
- organizations (SMROs) exist in about 32 US states, 25 of which call themselves "ABATE of (state name)," the rest going by various other names. SMROs advocate...
- Abate is a surname of Italian origin. Notable people with the surname include the following: Abiyote Abate (born 1980), Ethiopian long-distance runner...
- Beniamino Abate (born 10 April 1962) is an Italian former professional footballer who pla**** as goalkeeper. He is currently the goalkeeping coach of the...
- Abatement refers generally to a lessening, diminution, reduction, or moderation; specifically, it may refer to: Abatement of debts and legacies, a common...
- Carmine Abate (born 24 October 1954) is an Italian writer. He has written numerous short stories, novels and essays, mainly focusing on issues of migration...
- Getachew Abate (1895–1952) was an army commander and a member of the nobility of the Ethiopian Empire. Getachew Abate was the son of Lique Mekwas Abate Ba-Yalew...
- Robert Abate (November 25, 1893 – January 23, 1981) was a Canadian sports coach and the driving force behind the Elizabeth Playground sports teams in...
- Greg Abate (born May 31, 1947) is a jazz saxophonist, flautist, composer, and arranger. He grew up in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. In the fifth grade he...
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