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shorten

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antonym (antonym of shorten)

hypernym (shorten IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF shorten relation)

  • make short or shorter (verb.change)
    shorten as if by severing the edges or ends of (verb.change)
     
  • make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration (verb.change)
    shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    omit a sound or letter in a word (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make shorter as if by cutting off (verb.change)
     
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (verb.change)
    edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make more concise (verb.change)
     

cause (cause to relations of shorten)

  • make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration (verb.change)
    become short or shorter (verb.change)
     

verb group (shorten is verb group of ....)

  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (verb.change)
    cut and assemble the components of (verb.change)
     

derivation (.... is derived from shorten)

  • edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate (verb.change)
    the act of deleting or modifying all passages considered to be indecent (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the deletion of objectionable parts from a literary work (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who edits a text by removing obscene or offensive words or passages (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    English editor who in 1818 published an expurgated edition of the works of Shakespeare (1754-1825) (noun.person)
     
  • make short or shorter (verb.change)
    act of decreasing in length (noun.act)
     
  • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements (verb.change)
    the act of decreasing (something) in size or volume or quantity or scope (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a shortened version of a written work (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.object)
    any agent that shortens (noun.object)
     
  • (noun.person)
    one who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work (noun.person)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym cause verb group derivation abbreviate abridge contract cut bowdlerise bowdlerize dilate elaborate enlarge expand lengthen abbreviate abridge decrease lessen diminish fall bowdlerise bowdlerize concentrate condense foreshorten clip shorten cut edit edit out bowdlerisation bowdlerization castration expurgation bowdleriser bowdlerizer

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