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1. abatement

noun. ['əˈbeɪtmənt'] an interruption in the intensity or amount of something.

Synonyms

  • remittal
  • remission
  • respite
  • defervescence
  • hiatus
  • suspension
  • subsidence
  • reprieve
  • break

Antonyms

  • stay
  • unify
  • keep
  • respect

Etymology

  • abatement (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • abatre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Abatement

  • reinstatement
  • restatement
  • misstatement
  • statement

Sentences with abatement


1. Noun, singular or mass
If the test finds asbestos, consult an asbestos abatement company if you want to remove the floor.

2. abatement

noun. ['əˈbeɪtmənt'] the act of abating.

Synonyms

  • nuisance abatement
  • moderation
  • abatement of a nuisance

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness
  • keep quiet

Etymology

  • abatement (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • abatre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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