- n. The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof.
- n. The amount abated; that which is taken away by way of reduction; deduction; decrease; a rebate or discount allowed.
- n. A mark of dishonor on an escutcheon.
- n. The entry of a stranger, without right, into a freehold after the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.
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Word Types: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with abatement: 1
Words that end with abatement: 1
Words that contain abatement: 1
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