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Abatement

Definition: The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a
lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as,
the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof.

Abatement

Definition: The amount abated; that which is taken away by way of
reduction; deduction; decrease; a rebate or discount allowed.

Abatement

Definition: A mark of dishonor on an escutcheon.

Abatement

Definition: The entry of a stranger, without right, into a freehold
after the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.