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Shorten

Pronunciation of Shorten
/ʃˈɔːtən/, /ʃˈɔːtən/, /ʃ_ˈɔː_t_ə_n/

Antonyms for shorten:

develop, elongate, lengthen, extend, expand, enlarge, amplify.

Synonyms for shorten:

Sense 2

restrict.

Sense 3

pay out, cut short, telescope.

Sense 4

spread.

Sense 7

turn up.

cut short

clip.

economize

cut back.

impede

hinder.

shorten (noun)

bowdlerize, expurgate, bowdlerise, castrate.

curtail (verb)

fragment, reduce, discontinue, minimize.

decrease (verb)

deduct, lessen, compress, concentrate, abate, abridge, erode, lower, drain, compact, recede, contract, die down, diminish, decrement, shrink, truncate, deplete, deflate, decrease, subside, abbreviate, curtail, dwindle.

diminish (verb)

cull, crop, prune, weed, clip, taper, downgrade, lighten, nip, shear, trim, pare, bob, condense, shave.

diminish, decrease (verb)

minimize, shrink, contract, clip, curtail, condense, cut down, cut, abbreviate, abridge, trim, boil down, reduce, edit, compress, bob, cut back, lessen.

lower (verb)

deepen, drop, plunge, submerge, depress.

shorten (verb)

belittle.

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