Meaning of ABBREVIATE in English

ABBREVIATE

verb

Synonyms: shorten , abridge, curtail, cut, cut back, retrench, slash

Related Word: attenuate, extenuate

Contrasted words: enlarge, increase; amplify, dilate, expand

Antonyms: lengthen; extend

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