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synonyms for shorter

  • briefer
  • curtailed
  • diminished
  • less
  • lessened
  • lower
  • more concise
  • reduced

antonyms for shorter

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  • higher
  • longer
  • taller
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How to use shorter in a sentence

These sections also have vibrations of their own which are of shorter length and more rapid motion.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
They are usually shorter and more irregular in outline, and more frequently have irregularly broken ends.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
The single employer rightly knows that there is a wage higher than he can pay and hours shorter than he can grant.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
By all the sounded consonants we have—“Inhuman Civil War;” the latter shorter, more significant, and more easily remembered.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The Chukchees use a pipe similar to those of the Eskimo, but with a much larger and shorter stem.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
But the hours are made longer or shorter according to whether too many or too few young people apply to come in.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
In our valley the boys have a fashion of being born long, and getting shorter and fatter as they grow older.
THE SOLDIER OF THE VALLEYNELSON LLOYD
The shorter native had his hair collected into a knob at the top of his head, which gave him a ferocious appearance.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
We are shorter than usual just now, said Jess, hating the phrase that comes so often to the lips of poverty.
THE GIRLS OF CENTRAL HIGH ON THE STAGEGERTRUDE W. MORRISON
This volume contains six long plays, also several shorter plays, and recitations.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SHORTER

  • beneath
  • declined
  • deficient
  • depressed
  • diminished
  • excepting
  • fewer
  • lacking
  • lesser
  • limited
  • lower
  • minor
  • minus
  • negative
  • not as great
  • reduced
  • secondary
  • shortened
  • shorter
  • slighter
  • subordinate
  • subtracting
  • unsubstantial
  • without
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.