To lessen or alleviate (pain, anxiety, etc.)
To cause to flash in or as in lightning
To make alterations to (land) to make it less polluted or more hospitable to wildlife.
To make, or make seem, smaller; reduce in size, degree, importance, etc.; lessen
To allay or make (thirst, desire, etc.) less active or intense by satisfying; assuage; satisfy
To furnish assistance or aid to:
The definition of abate means to become less or lower in amount or force than at a prior time.
To calm or pacify (an emotion); set to rest:
To satisfy or appease (hunger or thirst, for example).
To dull the edge of (a knife, for example).
(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
To become less; decrease:
To palliate is to make something less painful or unpleasant, or to calm fears.
To undermine or reduce the strength, morale, or resistance of.
To make less intense or prominent; reduce or tone down:
To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
To make intense or more intense; increase; strengthen
To carry forward; to advance; to increase; to augment; to aggravate; to intensify; to render more conspicuous; -- used of things, good or bad; as, to heighten beauty; to heighten a flavor or a tint.
To cause to seem or appear larger than is really so; increase the apparent size of, esp. by means of a lens or lenses
To give coloring to in description; to exaggerate; as, to aggravate circumstances. — William Paley.
(Law) To help; aid
To lead (a discussion), as by asking questions, mediating between opposing viewpoints, or ensuring that all participants' views are heard.
Find another word for alleviate. In this page you can discover 26 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for alleviate, like: ease, lighten, mitigate, diminish, slake, relieve, See syn. study at, abate, allay, assuage and assuage moderate.