Saturday, July 28, 2018

Abate

abate [ uh'-BEYT ]
intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
MEANING :
1. (tr.v.) to decrease, lessen or diminish
2. (tr.v.) to end, nullify or terminate
3. (intr.v.) to decrease or reduce in intensity
4. (intr.v.) to become void
USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
The storm suddenly abated.