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Another word for curtail

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

      1. To shorten (a word or phrase) by leaving out letters or, sometimes, by substituting letters, numerals, symbols, etc.
      2. To make shorter:
      3. To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
      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 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.
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Another word for curtail