HyperDic: shortened

English > 4 senses of the word shortened:
ADJECTIVEallshortened, sawed-off, sawn-offcut short
allshortened, abbreviated, truncatedcut short in duration
allshortened, telescopedshortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another
allshortened, cutwith parts removed
shortened > pronunciation
Soundsshao'rtahnd
Rhymesabandoned ... Zealand: 132 rhymes with ahnd...
English > shortened: 4 senses > adjective 1
Meaningcut short.
Example "the shortened rope was easier to use"
Synonymssawed-off, sawn-off
Broadershort(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length
Spanishabreviado, truncado
Catalanabreujat, abreviat, truncat
English > shortened: 4 senses > adjective 2
Meaningcut short in duration.
Example "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"
Synonymsabbreviated, truncated
Broadershortprimarily temporal sense
Spanishabreviado
English > shortened: 4 senses > adjective 3
Meaningshortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another.
Synonymtelescoped
Broadershort(primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length
Spanishacortado
Catalanabreviat
English > shortened: 4 senses > adjective 4
MeaningWith parts removed.
Synonymcut
Broaderabridged(used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting
Spanishacortado
Catalanescurçat, tallat

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