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mitigate definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To moderate (a good or problem) in effect or power; alleviate. See Synonyms at relieve.
    • to produce less serious, intense, harsh, rigorous, painful, etc.; to soften; to meliorate; to alleviate; to decrease; to reduce
    • To make mild and available; to mollify; -- applied to people.
  • verb-intransitive:
    • In order to become more gentle.
  • verb:
    • to lessen, decrease, or decrease.
    • To downplay.
    • make less serious or harsh
    • decrease or even attempt to reduce the severity or degree of
  • others:
    • which will make milder or more tolerable; reduce in amount or level, as some thing objectionable, reprehensible, distressing, harmful, etc.; modest; alleviate; assuage.
    • To soften; mollify; make moderate and obtainable.
    • Synonyms Alleviate, Relieve, etc. See alleviate.
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