attenuate


attenuate
I verb attenuare, bate, constrict, constringe, contract, curtail, debilitate, decrease, deflate, devitalize, diminish, diminish in effect, extenuare, extenuate, lessen, lighten, make thin, narrow, reduce, reduce in intensity, reduce in strength, render threadlike, taper, weaken, weaken in force associated concepts: attenuation between a cause and the result, proximate cause, remote cause II index alleviate, decrease, depreciate, dilute, disarm (divest of arms), discount (minimize), extenuate, lessen, minimize, reduce

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


attenuate
To reduce the force or severity; to lessen a relationship or connection between two objects.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


attenuate
To reduce the force or severity; to lessen a relationship or connection between two objects.

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