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noun as in lessening

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City data shows the number of postings and so-called abatements have decreased in recent months as the number of camps downtown has grown.

So-called abatement operations where homeless San Diegans are required to move to allow for cleaning dramatically ramped up on former Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s watch.

“The future does appear daunting, with the situation showing no signs of abatement.”

From Fortune

So there’s subleasing, there’s rent abatement, they can utilize security deposits applied towards rent.

From Eater

Nevertheless, Kitchell goes on to recommend a massively expensive abatement project that is not based on a thorough inspection of building conditions, or a complete analysis of available documents.

He was hired by a local NGO working on poverty abatement issues.

Environmental lead abatement does a better job of explaining the crime decrease than almost any other variable.

Yet after every abatement has been made, they showed a strength of popular attachment to the Church which is very noteworthy.

The distress from his head continued for some time with little abatement, and naturally much affected his tone of mind.

If so, that is another difficulty in the way of making abatement in our demand, without their consent.

Here it may well be thought that the supernatural gift only took its appropriate abatement.

Nor will the close of the reconstruction period witness an abatement of this demand.


On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abatement, such as: decline, decrease, discount, and reduction.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.