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ALL meanings of abator

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  • noun abator a person who effects an abatement 3
  • noun abator (legal) A person who, without right, enters into a freehold on the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee. (Mid 16th century.). 1
  • verb with object abator to reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.; lessen; diminish: to abate a tax; to abate one's enthusiasm. 1
  • verb with object abator Law. to put an end to or suppress (a nuisance). to suspend or extinguish (an action). to annul (a writ). 1
  • verb with object abator to deduct or subtract: to abate part of the cost. 1
  • verb with object abator to omit: to abate all mention of names. 1
  • verb with object abator to remove, as in stone carving, or hammer down, as in metalwork, (a portion of a surface) in order to produce a figure or pattern in low relief. 1
  • verb without object abator to diminish in intensity, violence, amount, etc.: The storm has abated. The pain in his shoulder finally abated. 1
  • verb without object abator Law. to end; become null and void. 1
  • noun abator (law) A person who, without right, enters into a freehold on the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee. 0
  • noun abator (law) One who abates, ends, or does away with a nuisance. 0
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