1. to make or become less in amount, intensity, degree, etc. the storm has abated 2 to diminish in intensity, violence, amount, etc.: The storm has abated. 3 Law. to end; become null and void.
Chopin airport must apply noise abatement operational procedures,
Our ship could not sail until the storm abated.
the storm suddenly abated
2. to decrease
Their profits decreased by 15% last year.
Their profits have decreased by 15%
Two years ago the number of complaints decreased to 500.
[verb] - to become less or to make something become less
to decrease the risk500 most important Spanish verbs 476 - 500Downward trends
This product diminish my smile lines.
We need to realize that God loves us just the way we are right now, and His love for us will never diminish. Your pain should diminish gradually after taking these tablets.
[verb] - to become or to make something smaller or less important
to decrease to lessen500 most important Spanish verbs 451 - 475
4. to lessening