There is little sign, of course, that this behavior is abating.
Unemployment may be abating, but it's still abnormally high.
The drug war shows no signs of abating in Mexico and the appetite for drugs in the United States remains high.
Which means that, in the end, the decade belonged to Christopher Nolan, which shows no sign of abating.
And yet the idea that putting your convention in a crucial swing state will help you win it shows no signs of abating.
The gale still held on, however, and we saw no signs of its abating.
The wind is abating, madam,—the worst is over; and now to my question.
She opened the door and stood for a moment before stepping into the abating storm.
In the meantime the Queen's anger was abating, and the trouble was blowing over.
But his contempt was abating; he was growing uneasy; Philip was before him as fierce as ever.
"put an end to" (c.1300); "to grow less, diminish in power or influence" (early 14c.), from Old French abattre "beat down, cast down," from Vulgar Latin *abbatere, from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + battuere "to beat" (see batter (v.)). Secondary sense of "to fell, slaughter" is in abatis and abattoir. Related: Abated; abating.