Definitions for "Abate"
To bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state, number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate pride, zeal, hope.
To reduce in estimation; to deprive.
To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ.
Keywords:  blunt
To blunt.
ABATE is a common acronym for state motorcyclist rights organizations (SMRO) in the United States, and they are best known for their opposition to mandatory motorcycle helmet laws. They advocate other means for improving motorcycle safety.
American Bikers Against Totalitarian Enactments.
Keywords:  storm, violence, intense, less, rain
To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates.
make less active or intense
become less in amount or intensity; "The storm abated"; "The rain let up after a few hours"
Keywords:  overthrow, dull, shorten, throw, beat
To beat down; to overthrow.
This is a multi-purpose word meaning either to shorten, to throw down or to dull the edge of.
Keywords:  omit, deduct, something, price
To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price.
Keywords:  stopped, indicate, order, ended
Used to indicate that an order has been ended/stopped.