Abbreviation synonyms

ə-brē'vē-ā'shən
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The definition of an outline is the drawn edge of a shape or image.
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The act of abbreviating
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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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The definition of contraction is the lengthening or shortening of a muscle fiber or a word formed by combining the sounds of two longer words.
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An abridged written text.
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A brief general account or presentation; an outline.
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An abbreviated form
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(Informal) A short news story or report.
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The definition of an abstract is a summary of a written work.
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The act, process, or result of reducing.
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The act of comparing commonality between distinct objects and organizing using those similarities; the act of generalizing characteristics; the product of said generalization. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
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The act or process of condensing or of being condensed; the state of being condensed
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An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.
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Any act or instance of leaving out or omitting a part or parts
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A word with the same meaning as another formed by removing one or more of the syllables of the longer word, and considered a word in its own right rather than an abbreviation.
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A shortened form of a word, as pike (for turnpike) or fan (for fanatic)
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A news story or other item clipped from a newspaper, magazine, etc.
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An abbreviated form
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The act of abbreviating
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A fat, such as butter or lard, used to make cake or pastry light or flaky.
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(Brit.) A passage for trains, cars, etc. cut through a hill or high ground; cut
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The definition of a restriction is a limitation.
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The act of abbreviating
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The act of truncating or shortening (in all senses)
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An act or instance of something being edited
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An act of censorship.
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The process by which something is reshaped.
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(Countable) Something obtained by pruning, as a twig.
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The act of abbreviating
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The act of abbreviating
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The act of one that trims.
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(Military, dated) A defensive work constructed within a fortification to make it more defensible (by allowing defenders to retreat into and fight from it even after the enemy has taken the outer work).
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The degree to which a substance has decreased in size (in volume, length, or some other dimension) after being or while being subject to stress.
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(Art) A technique for creating the appearance that the object of a drawing is extending into space by shortening the lines with which that object is drawn.
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The act of extending or contracting in the manner of a telescope.
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The cutting off or dropping of the last sound or sounds of a word (Ex.: mos' for most)
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(Prosody, phonology) The absence of a sound from the interior of a word, for example by changing cannot to can't or the pronunciation of placenames in -cester (e.g. Leicester) as -ster.
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A product of expanding:
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An act of enlarging or the state of being enlarged.
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An abbreviated form
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Any of certain analogous operations involving mathematical objects other than numbers.
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The act of abbreviating
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abridgement
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(Semantics) Capacity of a concept or general term to include a greater or smaller number of objects; — correlative of intension.
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An increasing or becoming increased
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(Music) a compositional technique where the composer lengthens the melody by multiplying the length of each note by the same number
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A sudden breaking off of a thought in the middle of a sentence, as though the speaker were unwilling or unable to continue.
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The state or quality of being compacted.
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The process of compacting something, or something that has been compacted.
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(Archaic) compression
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(Medicine) An abnormal, sometimes permanent, contraction of a muscle; a deformity so caused
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The act of constricting, or the state of being constricted.
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Alternative spelling of synaeresis.
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(Prosody) A shortening of a naturally long vowel.
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A pronounceable word formed from the beginnings (letter or syllable) of other words and thus representing the phrase so formed, e.g. Benelux = the countries Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg considered as a political or economic whole.
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The act of abbreviating
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Find another word for abbreviation. In this page you can discover 65 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for abbreviation, like: outline, augmenting, cutting-down, initialism, contraction, abridgment, sketch, précis, brief, abstract and curtailment.