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abatement Explained

abatement at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

ntire animal

abatement at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

iah, counsel of the Lord

Besor, glad news; incarnation

Betah, confidence

Beten, belly

Beth-aram, house of height

Beth-aven, the house of vanity; of iniquity of trouble

Beth-azmaveth, house of death's strength

Beth-baalmeon, an idol of the dwelling-place

Beth-barah, the chosen house

Beth-birei, the house of my Creator, the house of my health

Beth-car, the house of the lamb

Beth-dagon, the house of corn, or of fish

Beth-diblathaim, house of dry figs

Beth-el, the house of God

Beth-ezal, a neighbor's house

Beth-gader, a house for a mouse

Beth-gamul, house of recompense, or of the camel

Beth-haccerem, house of the vineyard

Beth-haran, house of grace

Beth-horon, house of wrath

Beth-lebaoth, house of lionesses

Beth-lehem, house of bread

Beth-marcaboth, house of bitterness wiped out

Beth-meon, house of the dwelling-place

Beth-nimrah, house of rebellion

Beth-palet, house of expulsion

Beth-pazzez, house of dividing asunder

Beth-peor, house of gaping, or opening

Beth-phelet, same as Beth-palet

Beth-rapha, house of health

Beth-shemesh, house of the sun

Beth-zur, house of a rock

Bethabara, the house of confidence

Bethanath, house of affliction

Bethany, the house of song; the house of affliction

Betharabah, house of sweet smell

Bethemek, house of deepness

Bether, division, or in the trial

Bethesda, house of pity or mercy

Bethphage, hou

abatement at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

อห้ามของสังคม]N. ministerial regulations

ABATEMENT at English => English (Bouviers Law) Of Explained:

ouns) a place for:
(in adjectives) having the nature or quality of:
poisonous * mountainous
-ously (in adverbs):
-ousness (in nouns):
spaciousnesscombining form
(in nouns and adjectives) liking a particular thing; a person who likes a particular thing:
Anglophile * bibliophile
compare -PHOBEcombining form
(in nouns) love of sth, especially connected with a sexual attraction that is not considered normal:
compare -PHOBIAcombining form
(in nouns) a person who dislikes a particular thing or particular people:
Anglophobe * xenophobe
compare -PHILE-> -ERYsuffix
(forming the end of plural nouns) belonging to:
the cats' tails * their wives' jobscombining form
(in nouns) a view or scene of:
landscape * seascape * moonscapesuffix (in nouns)
1 the state or quality of:
ownership * friendship
2 the status or office of:
citizenship * professorship
3 skill or ability as:
4 the group of:
membership-> -IONsuffix
1 (in adjectives) producing; likely to:
fearsome * quarrelsome
2 (in nouns) a group of the number mentioned:
a foursomesuffix
(in nouns) a person who is connected with or has the quality of:
gangster * youngstersuffix
1 (in ordinal numbers):
sixth * fifteenth * hundredth
2 (in nouns) the action or process of:
growth-> -IONsuffix
(in nouns) the action, process or result of:
closure * failure(also less frequent -wards) suffix
(in adjectives) in the direction of:
backward * eastward * homeward
-wards (also -ward especially in AmE) (in adverbs):
onwards * forwards-> -WARDsuffix
(in adjectives and adverbs) in the direction of:
lengthways * sidewayssuffix (in adjectives and adverbs)
1 in the manner or direction of:
likewise * clockwise * lengthwise
2 (informal) concerning:
Things aren't too good businesswise.-> -IONsuffix
1 (also -ey) (in adjectives) full of; having the quality of:
dusty * clayey
2 (in adjectives) tending to:
runny * sticky
3 (in nouns) the action or process of:
4 (also -ie) (in nouns, showing affection):
doggy * daddynoun, symbol, abbreviation
noun (also a) (plural A's, a's )
1 [C, U] the first letter of the English alphabet:
'Apple' begins with (an) A / 'A'.
2 (A) [C, U] (music) the 6th note in the scale of C MAJOR
3 [C, U] the highest mark/grade that a student can get for a piece of work or course of study:
She got (an) A in / for Biology. * He had straight A's (= nothing but A's) all through high school.
4 (A) [U] used to represent the first of two or more possibilities:
Shall we go for plan A or plan B?
5 (A) [U] used to represent a person, for example in an imagined situation or to hide their identity:
Let's assume A knows B is guilty.
from A to B from one place to another:
I don't care what a car looks like as long as it gets me from A to B.
from A to Z including everything there is to know about sth:
By the end of the week we knew the subject from A to Z.
1 used in Britain before a number to refer to a particular important road:
the A34 to Newbury
2 used (but not in the US) before numbers which show standard metric sizes of paper:
a sheet of A4 paper (= 297ラ210mm)
abbreviation (in writing) AMP(S)indefinite article
HELP NOTE The form a is used before consonant sounds and the form an before vowel sounds. When saying abbreviations like 'FM' or 'UN', use a or an according to how the first letter is said. For example, F is a consonant, but begins with the sound / e / and so you say:
an FM radio. U is a vowel but begins with / j / and so you say: a UN declaration.
1 used before countable or singular nouns referring to people or things that have not already been mentioned:
a man / horse / unit * an aunt / egg / hour / x-ray * I can only carry two at a time. * There's a visitor for you. * She's a friend of my father's (= one of my father's friends).
2 used before uncountable nouns when these have an adjective in front of them, or phrase following them:
a good knowledge of French * a sadness that won't go away
3 any; every:
A lion is a dangerous animal.
4 used to show that sb/sth is a member of a group or profession:
Their new car's a BMW. * She's a Buddhist. * He's a teacher. * Is that a Monet (= a painting by Monet)?
5 used in front of two nouns that are seen as a single unit:
a knife and fork
6 used instead of one before some numbers:
A thousand people were there.
7 used when talking about prices, quantities and rates
They cost 50p a kilo. * I can type 50 words a minute. * He was driving at 50 miles an hour.
8 a person like sb:
She's a little Hitler.
9 used before sb's name to show that the speaker does not know the person:
There's a Mrs Green to see you.
10 used before the names of days of the week to talk about one particular day:
She died on a Tuesday.abbreviation
ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY(in writing) abbreviation
1 account
(formal or law) for or with an even stronger reasonpreposition
(from French) in the same style as sb/sth else:
a new band that sings a la Beatlesadjective, adverb
(from French) if food in a restaurant is a la carte, or if you eat a la carte, you choose from a list of dishes that have separate prices, rather than having a complete meal at a fixed price:
There is an excellent a la carte restaurant for hotel residents. * It was more expensive to eat a la carte.adjective, adverb (from French)
1 [not before noun] (old-fashioned) fashionable; in the latest fashion:
We'll get Papa to buy you something a little more a la mode.
2 [after noun] (AmE) served with ice cream:
apple pie a la mode(also advanced level) noun
[C, U] a British exam taken in a particular subject, usually in the final year of school at the age of 18:
You need three A levels to get onto this university course. * What A levels are you doing? * I'm doing maths A level. * two A level passes / two passes at A level
compare GCE, GCSE, GNVQadjective, adverb
(from Latin, written) using facts or principles that are known to be true in order to decide what the probable effects or results of sth will be, for example saying 'They haven't eaten anything all day so they must be hungry.':
an a priori assumption
compare A POSTERIORIprefix
(in nouns, adjectives and adverbs) not; without:
atheist * atypical * asexually(also A-frame house) noun
(especially AmE) a house with very steep sides that meet at the top in the shape of the letter Anoun
(in Britain) a road that is less important than a motorway, but wider and straighter than a B-ROAD(AmE also A.M.) abbreviation
between midnight and midday (from Latin 'ante meridiem'):
It starts at 10 a.m.
compare P.M.abbreviation
Automobile Association (a British organization which provides services for car owners)abbreviation
American Automobile Association (an American organization which provides services for car owners)noun
an animal from southern Africa that has a long nose and tongue and that eats insectsadverb
be taken aback (by sb/sth) to be shocked or surprised by sb/sth:
She was completely taken aback by his anger.
see also TAKE SB ABACKnoun
(plural abacuses ) a frame containing rods with small balls that slide along them. It is used as a tool or toy for counting.verb, noun
verb [VN]
1 ~ sb (to sth) to leave sb, especially sb you are responsible for, with no intention of returning:
The baby had been abandoned by its mother. * People often simply abandon their pets when they go abroad. * The study showed a deep fear among the elderly of being abandoned to the care of strangers.
2 ~ sth (to sb/sth) to leave a thing or place, especially because it is impossible or dangerous to stay:
Snow forced many drivers to abandon their vehicles. * They had to abandon their lands and property to the invading forces. * He gave the order to abandon ship (= to leave the ship because it was sinking).
3 to stop supporting or helping sb; to stop believing in sth:
The country abandoned its political leaders after the war. * By 1930 he had abandoned his Marxist principles.
4 to stop doing sth, especially before it is finished; to stop having sth:
They had to abandon the match because of rain. * I have abandoned hope of any reconciliation. * We had to abandon any further attempt at negotiation.
5 ~ yourself to sth (literary) to feel an emotion so strongly that you can feel nothing else:
He abandoned himself to despair.
noun [U] (written) an uncontrolled way of behaving that shows that sb does not care what other people think:
He signed cheques with careless abandon.
IDIOMS see GAY adj.adjective
1 left and no longer wanted, used or needed:
an abandoned car / house * The child was found abandoned but unharmed. * There was an abandoned supermarket trolley in the middle of the road.
2 (written) (of people or their behaviour) wild; not following accepted standardsnoun [U] (written)
1 the act of leaving a person, thing or place with no intention of returning:
their childhood abandonment by their mother
2 the act of giving up an idea or stopping an activity with no intention of returning to it:
the government's abandonment of its new economic policyverb
[VN] ~ yourself (formal) to act in a way that shows that you accept sb's power over you
abasement noun [U]adjective
[not before noun] embarrassed and ashamed because of sth that you have done
(formal) to become less strong; to make sth less strong:
[V] The storm showed no signs of abating. * They waited for the crowd's fury to abate. * [VN] Steps are to be taken to abate pollution.
abatement noun [U]noun
a woman who is the head of a CONVENTnoun
a large church together with a group of buildings in which MONKS or NUNS live or lived in the past:
Westminster Abbey * a ruined abbeynoun
a man who is the head of a MONASTERY or an ABBEYverb
[VN] [usually passive] ~ sth (to sth) to make a word, phrase or name shorter by leaving out letters or using only the first letter of each word:
the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (usually abbreviated to JPL)
abbreviated adjective:
Where appropriate, abbreviated forms are used.noun
1 [C] ~ (of / for sth) a short form of a word, etc:
What's the abbreviation for 'Saint'?
2 [U] the process of abbreviating sthnoun, abbreviation
noun [sing.] (BrE) (AmE ABCs [pl.])
1 all the letters of the alphabet, especially as they are learnt by children:
Do you know your ABC?
2 the basic facts about a subject:
the ABC of gardening
abbreviation American Broadcasting Company (a large national American television company):
'Good Morning America' on ABCverb
1 to give up the position of being king or queen:
[V] He abdicated in favour of his son. * [VN] She was forced to abdicate the throne of Spain.
2 [VN] ~ responsibility / your responsibilities to fail or refuse to perform a duty
abdication noun [U, C]noun
1 the part of the body below the chest that contains the stomach, bowels, etc.
2 the end part of an insect's body that is attached to its THORAX
abdominal adjective [only before noun]:
abdominal painsverb
[VN] to take sb away illegally, especially using force
He had attempted to abduct the two children.
abduction noun [U, C]:
child abduction
abductor nounnoun, verb

1 a piece of paper, etc. that is attached to sth and gives information about it:
The washing instructions are on the label. * price / address labels * We tested various supermarkets' own label pasta sauces (= those marked with the name of the shop / store where they are sold). * He'll only wear clothes with a designer label.

2 (disapproving) a word or phrase that is used to describe sb/sth in a way that seems too general, unfair or not correct:
I hated the label 'housewife'.

3 a company that produces and sells records, CDs, etc:
the Virgin record label * It's his first release for a major label.
verb (-ll-, AmE -l-) [often passive]
1 [VN] to fix a label on sth or write information on sth:
We carefully labelled each item with the contents and the date. * The file was labelled 'Private'.
2 ~ sb/sth (as) sth to describe sb/sth in a particular way, especially unfairly:
[VN-N] He was labelled (as) a traitor by his former colleagues. * [VN-ADJ] It is unfair to label a small baby as naughty.noun
a person from Aberdeen in Scotland
Aberdonian adjectiveadjective
(formal) not usual or not socially acceptable:
aberrant behaviournoun
[C, U] (formal) a fact, an action or a way of behaving that is not usual, and that may be unacceptable:
a temporary aberration of his exhausted mind * A childless woman was regarded as an aberration, almost a social outcast.verb
(-tt-) [VN] to help or encourage sb to do sth wrong:
He was abetted in the deception by his wife.
IDIOMS see AID v.noun
in abeyance (formal) not being used, or being stopped for a period of time:
Legal proceedings are in abeyance, while further enquiries are made.verb
(-rr-) [VN] (not used in the progressive tenses) (formal) to hate sth, for example a way of behaving or thinking, especially for moral reasonsnoun
[U, sing.] (formal) a feeling of strong hatred, especially for moral reasons:
He had an abhorrence of waste of any kind.adjective
(formal) ~ (to sb) causing hatred, especially for moral reasons:
Discrimination of any sort is abhorrent to a civilized society.verb (abided, abided)
HELP NOTE In sense 2 abode is also used for the p

Abatement at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

k. 46, his child, and his servant. Ow. 150; sed vide
1 Salk. 407. So, likewise, the wife may justify a battery in defending her
husband; Ld. Raym. 62; the child its parent; 3 Salk. 46; and the servant his
master. In these situations, the party need not wait until a blow has been
given, for then he might come too late, and be disabled from warding off a
second stroke, or from protecting the person assailed. Care, however, must
be taken, that the battery do not exceed the bounds of necessary defence and
protection; for it is only permitted as a means to avert an impending evil,
which might otherwise overwhelm the party, and not as a punishment or
retaliation for the injurious attempt. Str. 953. The degree of force
necessary to repel an assault will naturally depend upon, and be

abatement at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

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abatement at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikisource1911Enc » Abatement


Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology 1

From Inter: etyl » frm Inter: term » abatement|lang=frm, from Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » abatre|lang=froInter: reference-book » last = Dobbie | first = Elliott K. | coauthors = Dunmore, C. William, et al. | editor = Barnhart, Robert K.| title = Chambers Dictionary of Etymology | origyear = 1998 | year = 2004 | publisher = Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd | location = Edinburgh, Scotland | isbn =0550142304 | pages = 2. Equivalent to Inter: suffix » abate|ment|t1=to beat down|t2=the result of.


* Inter: audio » en-us-abatement.ogg|Audio (US)
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /əˈbeɪt.mənt/


    Inter: en-nou » n

  • The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; a moderation; removal or putting an end to; the suppression of.Inter: defdate » First attested from 1340 to 1470.Inter: reference-book » last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =Brown, Lesley | others = | title = The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1933| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = 5th | date = | year =2003| month = | publisher =Oxford University Press | location =Oxford, UK | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =978-0-19-860575-7 | lccn = | ol = | pages =2| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =
    1. : the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof.
    2. The amount abated; that which is taken away by way of reduction; deduction; decrease; a rebate or discount allowed; in particular from a tax.Inter: defdate » Late 15th century.
    3. Inter: heraldr » y A mark of dishonor on an escutcheon; any figure added to the coat of arms tending to lower the dignity or station of the bearer.Inter: defdate » Early 17th century.
      Derived terms
      * defense in abatement

  • plea in abatement
    Inter: trans-top » the act of abating or the state of being abated
  • Dutch: afname, afslag, inkrimping, korting, vermindering
  • Finnish: vähennys, lievennys
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|réduction|f
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Abnahme|f
  • Interlingua: diminution

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|riduzione
    • Norwegian: Inter: t- » no|minking, Inter: t+ » no|reduksjon, Inter: t- » no|det å avta, Inter: t- » no|bekjempelse
    • Portuguese: abatimento, extenuação
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|снижение|n|tr=snižénije|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|уменьшение|n|tr=umenʹšénije|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|disminución|f

    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Etymology 2

    * From Inter: etyl » enm, from Inter: etyl » xno Inter: term » abatre||to abate|lang=xno + Inter: term » -ment|lang=xno.Inter: reference-book » last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =Gove, Philip Babcock | others = | title = Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language Unabridged | origdate = | origyear = 1909 | origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = | date = | year =1976 | month = | publisher =G. & C. Merriam Co. | location = Springfield, MA | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =0-87779-101-5 | lccn = | ol = | pages = | chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =


    Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: lega » l The action of a person that abates, or without proper authority enters a residence after the death of the owner and before the heir takes possession.
    1. Inter: lega » l The reduction of the proceeds of a will, when the debts have not yet been satisfied; the reduction of taxes due.Inter: reference-book » last =| first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | editor =Urdang, Laurence | others = | title = The Random House College Dictionary | origdate = | origyear = 1975| origmonth = | url = | format = | accessdate = | accessyear = | accessmonth = | edition = | date = | year =1984| month = | publisher =Random House, Inc. | location = New York, NY | language = | id = | doi = | isbn =0-394-43600-8 | lccn = | ol = | pages =1| chapter = | chapterurl = | quote =Inter: defdate » First attested around 1150 to 1350.


      * Gregg (Version: Centennial,Series 90, DJS,Simplified,Anniversary,Pre-Anniversary): a - b - a - t - m


  • Inter: R:Heraldry 186 » 2

  • Translation: ar » abatement
    Translation: cs » abatement
    Translation: et » abatement
    Translation: fr » abatement
    Translation: ko » abatement
    Translation: hy » abatement
    Translation: it » abatement
    Translation: kn » abatement
    Translation: li » abatement
    Translation: hu » abatement
    Translation: mg » abatement
    Translation: my » abatement
    Translation: ja » abatement
    Translation: ps » abatement
    Translation: pl » abatement
    Translation: ru » abatement
    Translation: fi » abatement
    Translation: ta » abatement
    Translation: te » abatement
    Translation: th » abatement
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    Translation: uk » abatement
    Translation: vi » abatement
    Translation: zh » abatement