- the act or state of abating or the state of being abated; reduction; decrease; alleviation; mitigation.
- suppression or termination: abatement of a nuisance; noise abatement.
- an amount deducted or subtracted, as from the usual price or the full tax.
- Law. a reduction of a tax assessment.the termination of a nuisance.a wrongful entry on land made by a stranger, after the owner's death and before the owner's heir or devisee has obtained possession.a decrease in the legacies of a will when the assets of an estate are insufficient to pay all general legacies in full.
- Also called rebatement. Heraldry. a charge or mark that, when introduced into a coat of arms, indicates the owner's disgrace.
- City data shows the number of postings and so-called abatements have decreased in recent months as the number of camps downtown has grown.
- So-called abatement operations where homeless San Diegans are required to move to allow for cleaning dramatically ramped up on former Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s watch.
- “The future does appear daunting, with the situation showing no signs of abatement.”
- So there’s subleasing, there’s rent abatement, they can utilize security deposits applied towards rent.
- Nevertheless, Kitchell goes on to recommend a massively expensive abatement project that is not based on a thorough inspection of building conditions, or a complete analysis of available documents.
- He was hired by a local NGO working on poverty abatement issues.
- Environmental lead abatement does a better job of explaining the crime decrease than almost any other variable.
- Yet after every abatement has been made, they showed a strength of popular attachment to the Church which is very noteworthy.
- The distress from his head continued for some time with little abatement, and naturally much affected his tone of mind.
- If so, that is another difficulty in the way of making abatement in our demand, without their consent.
- Here it may well be thought that the supernatural gift only took its appropriate abatement.
- Nor will the close of the reconstruction period witness an abatement of this demand.