Abridge

All possible synonyms of the word Abridge as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abridge

Definition

  • lessen, diminish, or curtail; "the new law might abridge our freedom of expression"

Synonyms

  • abridge

Hypernyms

  • restrict, curtail, curb, cut back: place restrictions on; "curtail drinking in school"

Abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce

Definition

  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

Synonyms

  • abridge
  • foreshorten
  • abbreviate
  • shorten
  • cut
  • contract
  • reduce

Hypernyms

  • decrease, lessen, minify: make smaller; "He decreased his staff"

Hyponyms

  • bowdlerize, bowdlerise, expurgate, castrate, shorten: edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"
  • digest, condense, concentrate: make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"

Verb groups

  • edit, cut, edit out: cut and assemble the components of; "edit film"; "cut recording tape"

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