Synonyms of abbreviated


1. abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce, decrease, lessen, minify

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

2. abbreviate, reduce

usage: shorten; "Abbreviate `New York' and write `NY'"


1. abbreviated, brief, short (vs. long)

usage: (of clothing) very short; "an abbreviated swimsuit"; "a brief bikini"

2. abbreviated, shortened, truncated, short (vs. long)

usage: cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"

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