Shrink, grow, full and empty

abate
(v)
ǝ-BATE
Meaning

subside; become weak; lose strength

1st Sample Sentence

Hopefully this violent wind will abate soon, and then we can go out for a walk.

Root

ad (intensive prefix)#battuere (to beat) (Latin)

Synonyms

abate, subside, wane

Antonyms

wax

Mnemonics

rebate means discount i. e reducing the price. Abate and rebate are rhyming words. Focus on 'ate' part of abate. (eat, ate, eaten). When you eat anything, you reduce it's quantity. ab ate mat karo abate your weight. A BAIT is given to rats at home to reduce their number. So you can directly give ABATE to rats to reduce its population i. e; ABATE is reducing abate= a + bate which almost sounds aa bete in hindi, imagine father sayings his son come (aa) son (bete), come join my business to subside me and reduce my load.

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