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1. mitigate

verb. ['ˈmɪtəˌgeɪt'] lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of.

Synonyms

  • justify
  • palliate
  • rationalise
  • rationalize
  • extenuate
  • apologise
  • excuse

Antonyms

  • disorganize
  • restrict
  • enforce
  • regulate

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Rhymes with Mitigate

  • abrogate
  • applegate
  • arrogate
  • bathgate
  • bishopsgate
  • castigate
  • congregate
  • conjugate
  • corrugate
  • delegate
  • desegregate
  • digate
  • filegate
  • floodgate
  • fumigate
  • holgate
  • instigate
  • interrogate
  • investigate
  • irangate

Sentences with mitigate


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
In these cases, the lender might make exceptions because the compensating factors mitigate the risks.

2. Verb, base form
Read on to learn what happens to your brain on stress – and a few tips to mitigate it.

Quotes about mitigate


1. When spontaneous demoralizing thoughts seep into your conscience, don't trip...allowing them to fester. These are random tests of your conviction and determination. Large or small, your reaction to such intrusions is a defining moment for which no one else, but you, can mitigate.
- T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

2. mitigate

verb. ['ˈmɪtəˌgeɪt'] make less severe or harsh.

Synonyms

  • lighten
  • decrease
  • lessen
  • minify

Antonyms

  • deny
  • blame
  • worsen
  • irritate
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