Abate means: To bring down or reduce from a higher to a lower state, number, or degree; to lessen; to diminish; to contract; to moderate; to cut short; as, to abate a demand; to abate pride, zeal, hope.
Abate means: To deduct; to omit; as, to abate something from a price.
Abate means: To blunt.
Abate means: To reduce in estimation; to deprive.
Abate means: To bring entirely down or put an end to; to do away with; as, to abate a nuisance, to abate a writ.
Abate means: To diminish; to reduce. Legacies are liable to be abated entirely or in proportion, upon a deficiency of assets.
Abate means: To decrease, or become less in strength or violence; as, pain abates, a storm abates.
Abate means: To be defeated, or come to naught; to fall through; to fail; as, a writ abates.
Abate means: Abatement.
Abatement means: 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.
Zoophyta means: An extensive artificial and heterogeneous group of animals, formerly adopted by many zoologists. It included the c/lenterates, echinoderms, sponges, Bryozoa, Protozoa, etc.
Zoophorous means: The part between the architrave and cornice; the frieze; -- so called from the figures of animals carved upon it.
Zoophoric means: Bearing or supporting the figure of an animal; as, a zoophoric column.
Zoophite means: A zoophyte.
Zoophily means: Love of animals.
Zoophilist means: A lover of animals.
Zoophagous means: Feeding on animals.
Zoophagan means: A animal that feeds on animal food.
Zoophaga means: An artificial group comprising various carnivorous and insectivorous animals.
Zoopathology means: Animal pathology.
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