Torts. Abatement of a nuisance is the removal or destruction of that which causes a nuisance, whether by breaking or pulling it down, or otherwise removing, disintegrating, or effacing it. Related entries Bradley v. American Smelting and Refining Co. Permanent Nuisance Continuing Nuisance Common Nuisance Assize of Nuisance Boomer v. Atlantic Cement Co., Inc. Public Nuisance vs. Private Nuisance Public Nuisance Private Nuisance Ford v. Revlon, Inc.