What is abatement and what does abatement mean? Read about the definition and meaning of abatement


  1. Abatement is the state of abating or the state of being abated
  2. Decrease
  3. Alleviation
  4. Mitigation
  5. Suppression or termination
  6. An amount deducted or subtracted, as from the usual price or the full tax

Etymology & Origin of abatement

First coined circa 1300, from the Middle French word abatre (“to beat down")