abate

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 [əˈbeɪt]


Inflections of 'abate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
abates
v 3rd person singular
abating
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
abated
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
abated
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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abate

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. begin to abate
  2. the [crisis, fever, noise] abated
  3. the [crisis] has abated
  4. the [crisis] is abating
  5. until the [crisis] abates
  6. to abate [noise, pollution, the nuisance]
  7. ordered to abate the [noise]
'abate' also found in these entries:
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