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synonyms for abridge

  • abbreviate
  • curtail
  • truncate
  • abstract
  • chop
  • clip
  • compress
  • concentrate
  • condense
  • contract
  • cut
  • decrease
  • digest
  • diminish
  • downsize
  • lessen
  • limit
  • narrow
  • reduce
  • restrict
  • slash
  • snip
  • summarize
  • trim
  • blue pencil
  • put in nutshell
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antonyms for abridge

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  • expand
  • extend
  • increase
  • lengthen
  • add
  • develop
  • enlarge
  • fill
  • free
  • grow
  • let go
  • raise
  • release
  • strengthen
  • stretch
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The 1973 miniseries, which aired on Swedish TV and screened internationally in an abridged feature cut, traces a tumultuous decade in the life of an upper-middle-class couple, played by Liv Ullman and Erland Josephson.
HBO'S SCENES FROM A MARRIAGE REMAKE IS TRYING TO BREAK YOUR HEART, ALL OVER AGAINJUDY BERMANSEPTEMBER 4, 2021TIME
The world first learned of Sophie Zhang in September 2020, when BuzzFeed News obtained and published highlights from an abridged version of her nearly 8,000-word exit memo from Facebook.
SHE RISKED EVERYTHING TO EXPOSE FACEBOOK. NOW SHE’S TELLING HER STORY.KAREN HAOJULY 29, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
And all such things as have been comprised in five books by Jason, of Cyrene, we have attempted to abridge in one book.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
This would serve to abridge the liberty of speech guaranteed to us by the Constitution.
BELFORD'S MAGAZINE, VOL. II, NO. 3, FEBRUARY 1889VARIOUS
We shall, however, be obliged to abridge his detailed exposition in order not to enlarge our volume beyond due limits.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Teach us to love the South and be contented here by ceasing to abridge us in such extremes in common rights and citizenship.
NEGRO MIGRATION DURING THE WAREMMETT J. SCOTT
In one place a dammed-off deviation was being excavated, evidently to abridge an impossible bend.
THE RIDDLE OF THE SANDSERSKINE CHILDERS
The failure of his attempt to abridge the liberties of the dissenters covered him with disgrace.
SECRET HISTORY OF THE COURT OF ENGLAND, FROM THE ACCESSION OF GEORGE THE THIRD TO THE DEATH OF GEORGE THE FOURTH, VOLUME II (OF 2)LADY ANNE HAMILTON
But the early maturity of his genius enabled the Estates to abridge in his favour the legal period of minority.
THE THIRTY YEARS WAR, COMPLETEFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
Here follows the brief Campaign that ensued, which I strive greatly to abridge.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XV. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
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WORDS RELATED TO ABRIDGE

  • abridge
  • abstract
  • boil down
  • clip
  • compress
  • condense
  • contract
  • cut
  • cut back
  • cut down
  • cut off
  • cut out
  • digest
  • encapsulate
  • get to the meat
  • pare
  • prune
  • put in a nutshell
  • reduce
  • summarize
  • take out
  • trim
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