The verb "to abate" means to lessen, to reduce, to become less severe. Examples: The heavy downpour soon abated and became a lighter rain. The new bridge was designed to abat…e the traffic level on the old road. (MORE)
Abate has various meanings, each depending on the context in which it is used. 1. To diminish in force or intensity 2. To deduct or omit 3. To bar or except 4. To put an end t…o; to do away with 5. To destroy, or level to the ground 6.To be defeated or come to nought 7. To bring someone down mentally or physically 8. To bring down or reduce to a lower state, number, degree or estimation (MORE)
Buildings were often built with materials that contained asbestos.Asbestos abatement is the removal of the asbestos, or othertreatment such as encapsulation, that will prevent… asbestos fibersfrom being released into the air. (MORE)
Lead abatement refers to the treatment and/or removal of building materials containing ingestible lead which were commonly used until the mid-1970s when they were banned in th…e United States. Most commonly these include lead water pipes and lead-based paint. Typically, lead water pipes are replaced and lead-based paint is sealed and painted over. (MORE)
" Abated rent " means rent that you don't have to pay. Usually"abated rent" refers to the first few months of free rent commonlygiven to the new tenant as an inducement to mov…e in. The idea isthat you are just starting out, completing the move-in, and gettingready to do business, so they give you a break. Of course, it is not truly "free," but merely amortized over theother months that you are paying. Since a 2- or 3-month rentabatement is typically included in a commercial lease for years,you have to calculate your choices of spaces by including thebenefit of that free time, or if you don't need it, reducing themonthly rent amount. (MORE)
verb: abate ; 3rd person present: abates ; past tense: abated ; past participle: abated ; gerund or present participle: abating .
(of something p…erceived as hostile, threatening, or negative)become less intense or widespread..
"the storm suddenly abated".
subside, die down/away/out, lessen, ease (off),let up, decrease, diminish, moderate,decline, fade, dwindle, recede, tailoff, peter out, taper off, wane, ebb, weaken,come to an end;.
archaic remit "the storm had abated".