Meaning of ABRIDGE in English


v. Function: verb

1 to make less by in some manner restricting FF1C; laws that abridge freedom of speech FF1E;

Synonyms: curtail, diminish, lessen, minify

Related Words: limit, narrow, reduce, restrict; minimize

Contrasted Words: augment, broaden, enlarge, extend

Antonyms: amplify


Synonyms: SHORTEN , abbreviate, curtail, cut, cut back, retrench, slash

Contrasted Words: amplify, augment, enlarge, increase

Antonyms: expand, extend

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