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Synonyms of abridge

Verb


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. abridge, restrict, curtail, curb, cut back

usage: lessen, diminish, or curtail; "the new law might abridge our freedom of expression"

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