Synonyms of abatement
1 decreaseDictionary • Demand for the product shows no sign of abatement.
decline • The first signs of economic decline became visible.
relaxation • There will be no relaxation of army pressure.
lessening • a lessening of tension on the border
let-up (informal) • There was no sign of any let-up in the battle on the money markets yesterday.
diminution • a slight diminution in asset value
2 reductionDictionary • noise abatement
reduction • a future reduction in interest rates
relief • The news will come as a great relief.
decrease • There has been a decrease in the number of young unemployed people.
cutback • A 200-person cutback in staff was announced.
remission • It had been raining hard all day, without remission.
mitigation • the mitigation or cure of a physical or mental condition
diminution • The president has accepted a diminution of his original powers.
curtailment • He supports the curtailment of military spending.
alleviation • They focussed on the alleviation of the refugees' misery.
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alleviationIf you alleviate pain, suffering, or an unpleasant condition, you make it less intense or severe. (noun)
• They focussed on the alleviation of the refugees' misery.
curtailmentThe curtailment of something is the act of reducing or limiting it.
• He supports the curtailment of military spending.
cutbackA cutback is a reduction that is made in something.
• A 200-person cutback in staff was announced.
Thesaurus for abatement from the Collins English Thesaurus