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Another word for abbreviate

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Verb
  1. To make short or shorter the duration or extent of

      1. To shorten (a piece of writing) while preserving its substance; condense
      2. (Rare) To deprive (a person) of rights, privileges, etc.
      3. To reduce in scope, extent, etc.; shorten
      1. (Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
      2. To become condensed
      3. To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
      1. To cut short or reduce:
      2. To cut short; reduce; abridge
      1. To become reduced
      2. To bring into a certain order; systematize
      3. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
      1. (Intransitive) To become shorter.
      2. To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
      3. To reduce in force, efficacy, or intensity.
    See also:

    increase

    long

Another word for abbreviate

Verb
      1. (Nautical) To take in (a sail) so that less canvas is exposed to the wind, thereby reducing speed.
      2. To add shortening in making (pastry, etc.) for crispness or flakiness
      3. To become short or shorter
      1. To separate into parts with or as if with a sharp-edged instrument; sever:
      2. To form or shape by severing or incising:
      3. To perform:
      1. To become more dense or compact.
      2. To change (a substance) to a denser form, as from a gas to a liquid
      3. (Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
      1. To reduce the length of (a written text); condense:
      2. (Rare) To deprive (a person) of rights, privileges, etc.
      3. To shorten (a piece of writing) while preserving its substance; condense