What does abated mean? Read below for the definition.
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abated most nearly means
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Part of Speech of abated
abated is a(n) VERB.
Here’s how to pronounce abated:
Definition of abated
abated means: diminished in degree or intensity; died down (Ex: His anger abated with time.).
Explain more about abated, please
If something abated, then it decreased, diminished, or went down. For example, you could say that Jessie’s interest in an athlete abated when she learned that the athlete had used steroids or other banned substances to improve his performance.
Example of abated
Here’s the word abated used in a sentence:
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