Abridge Synonyms and Antonyms

ə-brĭj'

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Synonyms for Abridge

To condense into a more economic, easier format.
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(Music) To reduce (a perfect or a minor interval) by a half step
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Shorten is defined as to reduce in length, to roll in sail canvas or to add shortening to a pastry.
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To make an epitome of; sum up.
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(Chemistry) To soften by heat and moisture; to expose to a gentle heat in a boiler or matrass, as a preparation for chemical operations.
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To make more dense or compact; reduce the volume of; compress
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The definition of lessen is to diminish or to cause something to be diminished or reduced.
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To enclose in or furnish with a capsule.
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To cut short or reduce:
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To confine or restrict with a limit:
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To reduce to a minimum; decrease to the least possible amount, degree, etc.
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(Chemistry) To decrease the valence of an atom by adding electrons.
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To cut off or out; omit or delete
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To cause to shrink:
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To affect or maintain cautious neutrality.
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To make shorter; to shorten; to abridge; to shorten by ending sooner than planned. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470).]
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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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To reduce in size by drawing together; shrink.
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Antonyms for Abridge

To make larger; increase in size, volume, extent, etc.; broaden; expand
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To cause to increase in extent.
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The definition of add means to join or bring together for the purpose of increasing in number or importance or to change the effect.
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To change (something) from a smaller form and/or size to a larger one.
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(Astronomy) To become more nearly full; to show more of the surface; to wax.
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(Intransitive) To become longer.
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Words Related to Abridge

(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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Over a great distance in space.
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