Adjective: bated bey-tid
Verb: bate beyt
- Diminished or moderated
"our bated enthusiasm"; "his bated hopes"
- Moderate or restrain; lessen the force of
"He bated his breath when talking about this affair"; "capable of bating his enthusiasm"
- Flap the wings wildly or frantically; used of falcons
- (chemistry) soak in a special solution to soften and remove chemicals used in previous treatments
"bate hides and skins"
Sounds like: baited
See also: decreased, reduced
Type of: beat, check, contain, control, curb, douse, dowse, drench, flap, hold, hold in, moderate, soak, sop, souse
Encyclopedia: Bated Bate, Nova Gorica