Thesaurus > Related Words: abbreviate

  Words related to abbreviate

Related / Similar Words: abridge, foreshorten, shorten, cut, contract, reduce

 

Definition:
  • shorten; "Abbreviate `New York'' and write `NY''";
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened";

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    Hyponyms: bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shorten, digest, condense, concentrate

     

    Grouped Verbs: edit, cut, edit out

     

    Derivational Morphology: abbreviation, abridger, abbreviator, contraction, shortener, condensation, abridgement, abridgment, capsule

     

     
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