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bate 1

 (bāt)
tr.v. bat·ed, bat·ing, bates
1. To lessen the force or intensity of; moderate: "To his dying day he bated his breath a little when he told the story" (George Eliot). See Usage Note at bait1.
2. To take away; subtract.

[Middle English baten, short for abaten; see abate.]

bate 2

also bait  (bāt)
intr.v. bat·ed, bat·ing, bates also bait·ed or bait·ing or baits
To flap the wings wildly or frantically. Used of a falcon.

[Middle English baten, from Old French batre, to beat; see batter1.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.bated - diminished or moderatedbated - diminished or moderated; "our bated enthusiasm"; "his bated hopes"
decreased, reduced - made less in size or amount or degree
Translations
أنْفاسٌ مَقْطوعَه
se zatajeným dechem
åndeløst
meî öndina í hálsinum
užgniaužus kvapą
elpu aizturējis
heyecanlasoluğunu tutarak

bated

[ˈbeɪtɪd] ADJ with bated breathsin respirar

bated

[ˈbeɪtɪd] adj
to wait with bated breath → attendre en retenant son souffle

bated

adj with bated breathmit angehaltenem Atem

bated

[ˈbeɪtɪd] adj with bated breathcol fiato sospeso

bated

(ˈbeitid) : with bated breath
breathing only slightly, due to anxiety, excitement etc. The crowd watched the rescue of the child with bated breath.