Simple past tense and past participle of abate.(verb)
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Use "abated" in a sentence
"The world waited with baited breath (or is that bated breath, as in abated?) for the results of Northampton County judicial and county elections."
"The rain abated in the afternoon and the course drained well enough to resume play at 4 p.m."
"Afterwards, as my pain abated, I began to be haunted by occasional memories of something pleasant that had crossed my dreary life; visions of a brave, bright young face, ready alike to battle with and enjoy the world."