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Meaning of BATED

Pronunciation:  'beytid

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  diminished or moderated; "our bated enthusiasm"; "his bated hopes"
  2. [adj]  held back; "we watched the daring feats of the acrobats with bated breath"
 

BATED is a 5 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: decreased, reduced, restrained
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Bat"ed\, a.
Reduced; lowered; restrained; as, to speak with bated breath.
--Macaulay.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abated, ablated, attenuated, belittled, consumed, contracted, curtailed, damped, dampened, dead, deadened, decreased, deflated, diminished, dissipated, dropped, dull, dulled, eroded, fallen, flat, less, lesser, lower, lowered, miniaturized, muffled, muted, reduced, retrenched, scaled-down, shorn, shorter, shrunk, shrunken, smaller, smothered, softened, sordo, stifled, subdued, watered-down, weakened, worn
 

 

 

 

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