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synonyms for bate

  • abate
  • check
  • curb
  • ease
  • ebb
  • lapse
  • lessen
  • moderate
  • restrain
  • slacken
  • wane
  • fall off
  • let up
  • slack off
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antonyms for bate

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  • aid
  • assist
  • enlarge
  • extend
  • free
  • help
  • increase
  • liberate
  • raise
  • rise
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How to use bate in a sentence

The measure of oil also, a bate of oil is the tenth part of a core: and ten bates make a core: for ten bates fill a core.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
He bate th' champeen iv the' wurruld last week be a scoore iv wan hundhred an' eighty-two to siventy-six.
MR. DOOLEY SAYSFINLEY DUNNE
De kote had to bate de trap wid one warmint ter catch anudder one.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
Pend upon it boss, Miss Alice is ergwine to bite at the hook fore yu flings out de bate.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
I nevertheless still loved Truth, and would bate no jot of my allegiance to her.
SARTOR RESARTUSTHOMAS CARLYLE
Among them was Captain Bate, of the Actaeon, who was killed while about to mount a scaling ladder.
HOW BRITANNIA CAME TO RULE THE WAVESW.H.G. KINGSTON
As in the case of the merchant who refused to pay the imposition on currants, ‘Bate’ and ‘Bates’ were considered interchangeable.
WHAT GUNPOWDER PLOT WASSAMUEL RAWSON GARDINER
I know you have a lad of the name of Bate on board; if you wish to part from him, I am bound to take him.
MEMOIRS AND CORRESPONDENCE OF ADMIRAL LORD DE SAUMAREZ. VOL IISIR JOHN ROSS
This offensive behaviour was resented by Mr. Bate, and, if my memory does not deceive me, he chastised the offenders on the spot.'
ROWLANDSON THE CARICATURIST. FIRST VOLUMEJOSEPH GREGO
What's the use of being a man of the world, unless one makes one's tradesmen bate a bit?
EUGENE ARAM, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BATE

  • bar
  • bate
  • debar
  • eliminate
  • except
  • get rid of
  • leave out
  • leave out of account
  • mark off
  • pass over
  • rule out
  • suspend
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