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abatement

noun

1 abatement

An interruption in the intensity or amount of something.

synonyms: hiatus, reprieve, respite, suspension.

Roget 813: discount, abatement, concession, reduction, depreciation, allowance; qualification, set-off, drawback, poundage, agio, percentage; rebate, rebatement; ... show more

Roget 36: decrease, diminution; lessening etc. v.; subtraction etc. 38; reduction, abatement, declension; shrinking etc. (contraction.) ... show more

Dutch: afslag, korting, reductie, vermindering



2 abatement

The act of abating.

Dutch: afname, afslag, daling, inkrimping, korting, reductie, terugval, verlaging, vermindering


Moby thesaurus: abridgment, agio, allayment, alleviation, allowance, analgesia, anesthesia, anesthetizing, appeasement, assuagement, attenuation, attrition, bank discount, blunting, breakage, calming, cash discount, chain discount, charge-off, concession ... show more.

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