Associations to the word «Mitigate»


MITIGATE, verb. (transitive) To reduce, lessen, or decrease.
MITIGATE, verb. (transitive) To downplay.

Dictionary definition

MITIGATE, verb. Lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of; "The circumstances extenuate the crime".
MITIGATE, verb. Make less severe or harsh; "mitigating circumstances".

Wise words

Life has no meaning unless one lives it with a will, at least to the limit of one's will. Virtue, good, evil are nothing but words, unless one takes them apart in order to build something with them; they do not win their true meaning until one knows how to apply them.
Paul Gauguin