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adjective as in waning

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As we learned more about the coronavirus, and restaurants instituted safety measures, my worry abated.

Scott said more restrictions could be on the way if the city’s infection rate does not abate.

Scott said more restrictions could be added if the city’s infection rate does not abate.

When cases abated, some of those restrictions were eased — and, before too long, Covid-19 cases were spiking again.

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The city is also issuing bonds to abate property and other taxes over a 20-year term to cover the first $500 million investment by Netflix to build out the production facility.

This statement, interpreted by many in the media as a sign that the epidemic is abating, prompts more questions than answers.

Even facing such an uncertain future, the refugee crisis shows no sign of abating.

Despite an international outcry, there appear to be no signs that a military crackdown on the media is abating.

The great fears were chronic, never abating, threatening to wear you down.

And with little sign of prices abating, Maker's Mark may be looking for a way to keep their prices down.

The furore which the steam-engine has excited and so long maintained in the mechanical world is decidedly abating.

Meanwhile, the latter began to show signs of abating energy after twelve hours' work.

The fury of the storm was abating and the lightning flashes were becoming less frequent.

The fever was abating, still the deft fingers dripping with the water pressed the fevered face.

The good woman warmed some soup, and the storm not abating, I lay down to rest—to rest, do I say?'


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abating, such as: encouraging, reassuring, refreshing, soothing, allaying, and alleviating.

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