Definition of mitigate:
- alleviate (part of speech: verb)
- vindicate (part of speech: verb)
- qualify (part of speech: verb)
Pitt did his best to induce the King to mitigate the penalty in accordance with the unanimous recommendation of the court- martial; but George was inflexible, and reminded Pitt that he had himself taught the Sovereign to seek outside the House of Commons for the judgment of the English people.- "A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4)", Justin McCarthy.
- "India‚??s Problem Krishna or Christ", John P. Jones.
We considered this find a clear indication that instead of a stove fired with wood we should, according to the custom of the Polar races, use oil- lamps to mitigate the severe cold which deprived our stay in Tintinyaranga of part of its pleasure.- "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.