noun as in contraction
It would be out of the question to have one person abbreviating Alabama one way and another person another.
I foiled them by writing small, and abbreviating nearly every word.
They went back to Madrid with little Milita, as they called her for short, abbreviating the diminutive of Emilia.
There is nothing in the least either unusual or remarkable in the process of abbreviating a term and then expanding it.
Then he saw that in abbreviating he had unconsciously used the familiar sign, "B/L," the common abbreviation of "bill of lading."
On this page you'll find 69 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abbreviating, such as: decrease, deflation, recession, reduction, shrinkage, and abbreviation.
From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.