Meaning of ABRIDGMENT in English


n. Function: noun

a shortened version of a larger work or treatment produced by condensing and omitting without basic alteration of intent and language FF1C; an abridgment of a dictionary FF1E;

Synonyms: abstract, boildown, breviary, breviate, brief, condensation, conspectus, epitome, synopsis

Related Words: aperçu, compendium, digest, outline, précis, sketch, syllabus; capsule, summary; sum, summation, summing-up

Contrasted Words: elaboration; paraphrase

Antonyms: expansion

Merriam Webster. Collegiate thesaurus English dictionary.      Английский энциклопедический толковый словарь тезауруса.