Definition of Abated
1. Verb. (past of abate) ¹
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Definition of Abated
1. abate [v] - See also: abate
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Literary usage of Abated
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Holy Bible: Containing the Old and New Testaments: Translated Out of the by Canadian Bible Society (1891)
"8 And the waters returned from oft* the earth continually : and after the end of the hundred and fifty days the waters were abated. 4 And the ark rested In ..."
2. The Works of the Rev. Joseph Bellamy, D.D., Late of Bethlem, Connecticut by Joseph Bellamy, Noah Benedict (1811)
"If the law, as a rule of life, be so abated and altered, as that now it only requires us, merely from a principle of self-love and for ..."
3. The Public Records of the Colony of Connecticut [1636-1776] by Connecticut, Connecticut General Assembly, Connecticut Council, James Hammond Trumbull, Connecticut Council of Safety, Charles Jeremy Hoadly (1880)
"... sum he is unable to pay; praying that* the same maybe abated: Resolved by this Assembly, that his said rate be abated, and the same is hereby abated. ..."
4. A Digest of the Laws of England by Anthony Hammond, John Comyns (1826)
"If A. and B. abated to the use of B. who afterwards granted to A., ... If his ancestor, who abated, leased for life, and granted the reversion to A. who ..."
5. Commentaries on the Law of Municipal Corporations by John Forrest Dillon (1911)
"and to be prejudicial to the public interest, a determination by the municipality that they are nuisances, and should be prevented and abated, ..."
6. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"BY the bankruptcy of the Plaintiff the suit becomes defective ; if not abated by or the bill to be dismissed ; whether with costs, Quare. ..."