Explicație shorten în Dicționarul Englez Englez

shorten

('shrtən )

verb
edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
"bowdlerize a novel"

verb
reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
"The manuscript must be shortened"

verb
become short or shorter
"In winter, the days shorten"

verb
make shorter than originally intended
reduce or retrench in length or duration
"He shortened his trip due to illness"

verb
make short or shorter
"shorten the skirt"
"shorten the rope by a few inches"




Antonime:
(verb) lengthen, expand, lucubrate, dilate, enlarge, elaborate, expound, expatiate



Sinonime:
(verb) abbreviate, abridge, bowdlerize, castrate, contract, cut, expurgate, foreshorten, reduce