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    bate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word bate

    (verb) moderate or restrain; lessen the force of
    Example Sentence
    • He bated his breath when talking about this affair
    • capable of bating his enthusiasm
    (verb) flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons Definition
    (verb) soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
    Example Sentence
    • bate hides and skins
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for bate

Bate: remember 'abate' we memorized while reading the A list? Notice that 'Bate' has a similar meaning like 'Abate'

bate..sounds like wait..dat is u need to wait till thing happens..ie.. control urself..

lets break ABATE or BATE as A-bat-e or Bat-e ie., we can memorise as cricket bat..rahul dravid plays 'moderate' shots with his bat...

BATE also means to wait anxiously. so, remember (B)ombay (A)nd Tamilnadu (E)xpress. Both the places are far apart, so u ve to wait anxiously to reach da destination

bate is like debate.. in debate we lessen d opponents force on his statements... so bate is letting down.

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bate ~ b + ate; when you ate something you lessen the quantity of something.

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