Abate

Abate

verb

  1. to reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.: lessen; diminish
  2. (Law) A) to stop or suppress (an action, nuisance, etc.); B) to annul (a writ)
  3. to deduct or subtract
  4. to diminish in intensity, violence, amount, etc.
  5. (Law) to end: become null and void