Example sentences for: abate

How can you use “abate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Frank R. Abate

  • Frank Abate (“Unraveling the American Place-Name Cover” [XVIII,2]) missed a few choice names: there is a village (though without a post office) named Obtuse , Connecticut; many know about Truth-or-Consequences , New Mexico, named for an old quiz show.

  • Frank Abate writes that “the recent comeback [of Latin studies] owes much to the recognition of Latin's pedagogical value, especially as a vocabulary builder, something both intuitively and statistically known to be true.

  • The government’s resolve did not abate, however.

  • I am happy, by the way, that Abate did not say that studying Latin helps you to think clearly—an erroneous notion still often heard.


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