Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun abatement

2 senses of abatement

Sense 1
suspension, respite, reprieve, hiatus, abatement -- (an interruption in the intensity or amount of something)
       => interruption, break -- (some abrupt occurrence that interrupts an ongoing activity; "the telephone is an annoying interruption"; "there was a break in the action when a player was hurt")

Sense 2
abatement -- (the act of abating; "laws enforcing noise abatement")
       => moderation, mitigation -- (the action of lessening in severity or intensity; "the object being control or moderation of economic depressions")

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