Definitions for

Overview of verb abbreviate

The verb abbreviate has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce

(reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened")

2. abbreviate

(shorten; "Abbreviate `New York' and write `NY'") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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