"abatement" Definition

  1. 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.
  2. n. The amount abated; that which is taken away by way of reduction; deduction; decrease; a rebate or discount allowed.
  3. n. A mark of dishonor on an escutcheon.
  4. 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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Position in dictionary: 232 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., n., n., n.,
Words that start with "abatement": 1
Words that end with "abatement": 1
Words that contain "abatement": 1
Next words in dictionary: abater, abating, abatis, abatised, abator
Previous words in dictionary: abated, abate, abatable, abassis, abassi

English Dictionary Definition of abatement

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