GRE Word List

BATE

to reduce the force or intensity of : restrain

The meaning of the word bate is to reduce the force or intensity of : restrain.

Random words

WordMeaning
devolveto pass on (something, such as responsibility, rights, or powers) from one person or entity to another
decantto draw off (a liquid) without disturbing the sediment or the lower liquid layers
trothloyal or pledged faithfulness : fidelity
comityfriendly social atmosphere : social harmony
lookoutone engaged in keeping watch : watchman
amplifyto expand (something, such as a statement) by the use of detail or illustration or by closer analysis
climacticof, relating to, or constituting a climax
mesmerizeto subject to mesmerism
decapitateto cut off the head of : behead
promptto move to action : incite