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1. abridge

verb. ['əˈbrɪdʒ'] reduce in scope while retaining essential elements.

Synonyms

  • lessen
  • foreshorten
  • bowdlerize
  • abbreviate
  • digest
  • bowdlerise
  • castrate
  • expurgate
  • edit
  • decrease
  • contract
  • concentrate
  • reduce
  • minify
  • cut
  • shorten
  • edit out

Antonyms

  • expand
  • strengthen
  • crescendo
  • maximise

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Words that Rhyme with Abridge

  • miscavige
  • mcbridge
  • estridge
  • asbridge
  • relig
  • ethridge
  • attridge
  • akridge
  • fridge
  • midge

How do you pronounce abridge?

Pronounce abridge as əˈbrɪʤ.

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Example sentences of the word abridge


1. Verb, base form
A clause may protect you or it may abridge your rights.

2. abridge

verb. ['əˈbrɪdʒ'] lessen, diminish, or curtail.

Synonyms

  • curb
  • cut back
  • curtail

Antonyms

  • accelerate
  • stretch
  • appreciate
  • lengthen
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