Definition of abating

Common misspellings:
  • abateing (0.0%)
  • awating (70.0%)
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Examples of usage:
  1. The storm though still raging was abating and we could see well down the road - In Indian Mexico (1908) by Frederick Starr

  2. Soon after this Davison retired for a few days from the court having previously written to the Earl that the heat of her Majesty's offence to his Lordship was abating every day somewhat and that she was disposed both to hear and to speak more temperately of him - Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley

  3. Abating nothing of his stare and drawl Gaunt answered Deserted - The Freelands by John Galsworthy