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abbreviate

verb

1 abbreviate

Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.

synonyms: abridge, contract, cut, foreshorten, reduce, shorten.

Roget 596: abridge, abstract, epitomize, summarize; make an abstract, prepare an abstract, draw an abstract, compile an abstract etc. n.. recapitulate, review, skim, ... show more

Roget 201: be short etc. adj.; render short etc. adj.; shorten, curtail, abridge, abbreviate, take in, reduce; compress etc. ... show more

Dutch: bekorten, samentrekken, verkorten, versimpelen



2 abbreviate

Shorten.


Moby thesaurus: abridge, abstract, attenuate, be telegraphic, blot out, blue-pencil, bob, boil down, bowdlerize, cancel, capsulize, censor, circumscribe, clip, coarct, compact, compress, concentrate, condense, consolidate ... show more.

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