Some of the common explanations are 

  • To decrease in force or intensity 
  • To become null or void 
  • To put an end to
  • To decrease in amount or value


 A was running a Smelting company and B was residing adjacent to the company. The fumes from the smelting company damaged the trees and shrubs of the B.  B sued A for this act of nuisance. The court granted an order of injunction and hence awarded special damages to B.

Here the court has abated the nuisance through an order of Injunction. 


*Hollywood Silver Fox Farm Ltd V. Emmett (1936) 2 KB 468.

*Broadbent V. Imperial Gas Co. (1856) 7 DE GM & G 436.