verb (used with object), mit·i·gat·ed, mit·i·gat·ing.
verb (used without object), mit·i·gat·ed, mit·i·gat·ing.
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Origin of mitigate
words often confused with mitigate
OTHER WORDS FROM mitigate
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH mitigatemilitate, mitigate (see confusables note at the current entry)
Example sentences from the Web for mitigate
I realize there’s an obvious way to mitigate the unpleasantness of summer running, but I am what might pretentiously be called a morning runner manqué.
Quantum computing engineers can deploy error-correction mechanisms that can help mitigate these effects, but currently they are too slow to catch up with radiation-induced qubit decoherence.Cosmic rays could pose a problem for future quantum computers|Neel Patel|August 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
“While every activity outside the home carries risks, these additional measures can help to mitigate them,” she added.
However, three factors could mitigate the convention bounce this year.How FiveThirtyEight’s 2020 Presidential Forecast Works — And What’s Different Because Of COVID-19|Nate Silver (firstname.lastname@example.org)|August 12, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Once the issue was identified, it was promptly fixed by our Site Reliability Engineers and by now it has been mitigated.A Google Search bug wreaked havoc on the search results Monday night|Barry Schwartz|August 11, 2020|Search Engine Land