abate englannista suomeksi
vähentyä, lakata, alentua
To put an end to; to cause to cease. (defdate)
To become null and void. (defdate)
To nullify; make void. (defdate)
To humble; to lower in status; to bring someone down physically or mentally. (defdate)
- The hyer that they were in this present lyf, the moore shulle they be abated and defouled in helle.
To be humbled; to be brought down physically or mentally. (defdate)
To curtail; to deprive. (defdate)
1605, (w), ''(w)'', II.ii:
- ''She hath abated me of half my train.''
To reduce in amount, size, or value. (defdate)(R:CDOE)
- His eye was not dim, nor his natural force abated.
To decrease in size, value, or amount. (defdate)
1597, (w) ''Essays or Counsels, Civil and Morall'':
- Not that they feel it so, but only to abate the edge of envy.
1855, (w), ''(w), Part 3'', page 267:
- The fury of Glengarry(...) rapidly abated.
To decrease in intensity or force; to subside. (defdate)
(circa) (w), ''(w)'':
- (..) in the morning, the wind having abated overnight, the sea was calm, (..)
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- ''Abating his brutality, he was a very good master.''
To cut away or hammer down, in such a way as to leave a figure in relief, as a sculpture, or in metalwork.
To dull the edge or point of; to blunt. (defdate)
1542, (w), ''The Union of the Noble and Illustre Famelies of Lancastre and York'':
- The kynge of Scottes planted his siege before the castell of Norham, and sore abated the walls.
(term-label) Abatement. (defdate)(R:SOED5)
to enter a tenement without permission after the owner has died and before the heir takes possession. (defdate)
an Italian abbot, or other member of the clergy. (defdate)
(noun form of)
to stop (q)
to knock down
(es-verb form of)