Synonyms of bated


1. bate, control, hold in, hold, contain, check, curb, moderate

usage: moderate or restrain; lessen the force of; "He bated his breath when talking about this affair"; "capable of bating his enthusiasm"

2. bate, beat, flap

usage: flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons

3. bate, drench, douse, dowse, soak, sop, souse

usage: soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments; "bate hides and skins"


1. bated, decreased (vs. increased), reduced

usage: diminished or moderated; "our bated enthusiasm"; "his bated hopes"

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