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abate

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabatea‧bate /əˈbeɪt/ verb [intransitive] 🔊 🔊 formalQUIET to become less strong or decrease syn subside 🔊 We waited for the storm to abate.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
abatePublic anger does not appear to be abating.Before 1914, neither peasant land hunger nor working-class militancy were abating.Tardiness, once a chronic problem, has abated.The strange voices in her head abated, but at a heavy price.Later, as the crowds abated, Janir got bored.Then suddenly it abated, just as the two finished dancing.It is an invaluable source of information to those attempting to prevent or seeking to abate odour problems.Perfectly aware of the veiled disapproval, his kindlier feelings abated, to be replaced by a resurgence of ill humour.
From Longman Business Dictionaryabatea‧bate /əˈbeɪt/ verb [intransitive, transitive] formal to become less strong or damaging, or to make something do thisThe level of wage settlements has shown no signs of abating in recent months.abatement noun [uncountable]the cost of investing in pollution abatement equipment→ See Verb table
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Verb table
abate
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyabate
he, she, itabates
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyabated
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave abated
he, she, ithas abated
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad abated
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill abate
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have abated
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam abating
he, she, itis abating
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you, we, theyare abating
Past
I, he, she, itwas abating
you, we, theywere abating
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been abating
he, she, ithas been abating
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been abating
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be abating
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been abating
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