Shorten - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Shorten.

ABBREVIATE
ABRIDGE
LOP
TRUNCATE
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ABBREVIATE
  1. shorten; "Abbreviate `New York' and write `NY'"
  2. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
ABRIDGE
  1. lessen, diminish, or curtail; "the new law might abridge our freedom of expression"
  2. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
LOP
  1. cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"
  2. cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body"
TRUNCATE
  1. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"
  2. Abridge
  3. make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"
  4. approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one; "truncate a series"
  5. replace a corner by a plane
Clue Database Last Updated: 21/07/2019 9:00am

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