- Inflections of 'abate' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
- v 3rd person singular
- v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
- v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
- v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English-Chinese Dictionary © 2020:
|abate [sth]⇒ vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."|| formal (lessen)||减弱 |
| || ||缓和 |
| ||I could give no excuse that would abate the headmaster's anger.|
|abate⇒ viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."|| (reduce)||减少 |
| || ||减轻 |
Collins Chinese Dictionary Plus (3rd edition), 2011:
[storm, violence] 减(減)弱 jiǎnruò