Abbreviate synonyms

ə-brē'vē-āt'
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The definition of abridge is to reduce or condense the size or scope.
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To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
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To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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Cut or shortened, especially of a literary work
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Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
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The state of having been condensed; highly concentrated.
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Made smaller by contraction.
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(Zoology) Well camouflaged; having good camouflage.
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Made smaller; lessened; reduced
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Containing a large amount of shortening; flaky:
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Made more simple, presented in a manner without small details.
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Cut off or replaced by a plane face
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(Music) A notation used in music score to denote a direction, as pp or mf.
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(Chiefly UK) Alternative form of abridgment.
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An abstract of title.
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A word formed by combining the initial letters of a multipart name, such as NATO from N orth A tlantic T reaty O rganization or by combining the initial letters or parts of a series of words, such as radar from ra dio d etecting a nd r anging.
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The act or process of condensing or of being condensed; the state of being condensed
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An acronym or abbreviation formed from initial letters, specif., one pronounced using the letters' names rather than phonetically (Ex.: CD, DNA, FBI)
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A character or symbol that represents a word or phrase (e.g. a character of the Chinese writing system).
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A character or symbol that represents a word or phrase.
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The amount or rate by which something is reduced, e.g. in price.
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An outline, diagram, plan, or preliminary draft
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A shortened form of something, as a word.
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An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.
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A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.
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(Signal processing) to cut off a signal level at a certain maximum value
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(Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
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To increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore; to intensify, by getting rid of useless material; to condense; -- opposed to dilute.
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To reduce in size by drawing together; shrink.
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To cut short or reduce:
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(Intransitive with on) To reduce consumption.
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Digest is defined as breaking down into parts that are easier to use or understand, or to condense information to make it easier to understand.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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To eliminate or leave out of consideration.
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To make an epitome of; sum up.
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(Intransitive) To gather in flocks or schools; as, the grouse or the perch begin to pack.
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To remove dead or living parts from (a plant) so as to increase fruit or flower production or improve the form
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(Medicine) To perform a reduction; to restore a fracture or dislocation to the correct alignment.
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To cause to shrink or contract; specif., to cause (fabric) to shrink by a special process in manufacturing so as to minimize later shrinkage
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To make simpler, either by reducing in complexity, reducing to component parts, or making easier to understand.
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To cut or wound with a sweeping stroke or strokes, as of a knife
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To manage to find time or space for:
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(Music) To shift (the regular accent) as by beginning a tone on an unaccented beat and continuing it through the next accented beat, or on the last half of a beat and continuing it through the first half of the following beat
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To make a synopsis of; summarize.
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To truncate is to cut off a part of or to cut short.
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To cause to increase in extent.
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(Intransitive) To become longer.
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To cause to become greater in size, amount, degree, etc.; add to; augment
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Expand is defined as to increase in size, unfold or spread out.
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To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
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To make larger or more powerful; increase.
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Over a great distance in space.
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To shorten the lines of (an object) in a drawing or other representation so as to produce an illusion of projection or extension in space.
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