To reduce the length of (a written text); condense:
To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
Shorten is defined as to reduce in length, to roll in sail canvas or to add shortening to a pastry.
To reduce in size by drawing together; shrink.
Find another word for foreshorten. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for foreshorten, like: abridge, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract and reduce.