ABATE - Black's Law Dictionary

What is ABATE ? Definition of  in Black's Law Dictionary

To throw down, to beat down, destroy, quash. 3 Shars. Bla.  Com. 168; Klamath Lum- ber Co. v. Bamber, 142 P. 359, 74 Or. 287. , To do away with or nullify or lessen or diminish, In re Stevens' Estate, Cal.App., 150 P.2d 530, 534; to bring entirely down or demolish, to put an end to, to do away with, to nullify, to make void, Sparks Milling Co. v. Powell, 283 Ky. 669, 143 S.W.2d 75, 77.

See, also, Abatement; Abatement and Revival.


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