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
These boxes are designed to provide voters with secure, socially distanced voting options and mitigate concerns about ballots getting delayed in the mail.D.C. voting guide: What to know about early voting, mail-in ballots|Michael Brice-Saddler|October 29, 2020|Washington Post
A combination of public health efforts to contain and mitigate the pandemic – from rigorous testing and contact tracing to social distancing and wearing masks – have been proven to help.How Do Pandemics End? History Suggests Diseases Fade But Are Almost Never Truly Gone|LGBTQ-Editor|October 22, 2020|No Straight News
We want to not just have a few individuals but a community of researchers to really understand the range of potential harms that AI systems pose, and how to successfully mitigate them.
The Election Integrity Partnership, or EIP, is a group of researchers aimed at mitigating the impact of attempted voter misinformation and election delegitimization.Efforts to undermine the election are too big for Facebook and Twitter to cope with|Bobbie Johnson|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
For a lot of people this is not just about creating soil, which is a critical resource, but also mitigating the harm we’re doing through our funeral practices.