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Pronunciation: [ɐbɹˈɪd͡ʒd] (IPA)

Abridged is a versatile word that is often used to describe texts or speeches that have been shortened or condensed. However, there are several synonyms that can be used in place of abridged depending on the context. For example, truncated is often used to describe texts that have been shortened due to space constraints, while compressed is often used to describe speeches or presentations that have been condensed into a shorter time frame. Other synonyms of abridged include abbreviated, shortened, and condensed. Whatever the case may be, each of these words conveys the same idea of something being reduced in length or size while retaining its essential elements.

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What are the opposite words for abridged?

The word "abridged" means to shorten or condense something. Its antonyms, on the other hand, convey the opposite meaning of extending or enlarging. Some of the antonyms for abridged could be amplified, expanded, lengthened, extended, prolonged, or enlarged. These words signify the action of making something bigger or longer. Suppose an author wants to include more details in their book. In that case, they could release an unabridged version, which means it contains everything rather than just a shortened version. By understanding the antonyms of abridged, we can utilize them in our work to express the thoughts more clearly and comprehensively.

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Usage examples for Abridged

What is the purse but a kind of abridged extra corporeal stomach wherein we keep the money which we convert by purchase into food, as we presently convert the food by digestion into flesh and blood?
"Luck or Cunning?"
Samuel Butler
In the Morning Prayer it has the Venite in full and not abridged.
"A Short History of the Book of Common Prayer"
William Reed Huntington
The barrister knows many books on these subjects, and recommends me to read Sir W. W. Hunter's "History of India" in its abridged form of only 700 pages; I suppose I must!
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah"
William G. Burn Murdoch

Famous quotes with Abridged

  • At each increase of knowledge, as well as on the contrivance of every new tool, human labour becomes abridged.
    Charles Babbage
  • There is a breed of fashion models who weigh no more than an abridged dictionary.
    Dave Barry
  • Some of us find our lives abridged even before the paperback comes out.
    Berkeley Breathed
  • Property has been the central consideration of the United States government, but it has become even more so over time. Between the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, to provide just one obvious, and in some ways, silly, example (silly because all of the terms are seemingly obvious, yet in fact nearly impossible to adequately define) and the passage of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution in 1868, the inalienable right with which men [] are self-evidently endowed by their Creator, and which may not be abridged by the State, changed from "Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness," to life, liberty, and property. The Fourteenth Amendment, passed during the KKK's maiden reign of terror, ostensibly to protect the rights of blacks from racist state governments, has been used far more often to protect the rights to property: Of the Fourteenth Amendment cases brought before the Supreme Court between 1890 and 1910, only nineteen dealt with the rights of blacks, while two hundred and eighty-eight dealt with the rights of corporations.
    Derrick Jensen
  • Everything has altered its dimensions, except the world we live in. The more we know of that, the smaller it seems. Time and distance have been abridged, remote countries have become accessible, and the antipodes are upon visiting terms. There is a reunion of the human race; and the family resemblance now that we begin to think alike, dress alike, and live alike, is very striking. The South Sea Islanders, and the inhabitants of China, import their fashions from Paris, and their fabrics from Manchester, while Rome and London supply missionaries to the ‘ends of the earth,’ to bring its inhabitants into ‘one fold, under one Shepherd.’ Who shall write a book of travels now? Livingstone has exhausted the subject. What field is there left for a future Munchausen? The far West and the far East have shaken hands and pirouetted together, and it is a matter of indifference whether you go to the moors in Scotland to shoot grouse, to South America to ride and alligator, or to Indian jungles to shoot tigers-there are the same facilities for reaching all, and steam will take you to either with the equal ease and rapidity. We have already talked with New York; and as soon as our speaking-trumpet is mended shall converse again. ‘To waft a sigh from Indus to the pole,’ is no longer a poetic phrase, but a plain matter of fact of daily occurrence. Men breakfast at home, and go fifty miles to their counting-houses, and when their work is done, return to dinner. They don’t go from London to the seaside, by way of change, once a year; but they live on the coast, and go to the city daily. The grand tour of our forefathers consisted in visiting the principle cities of Europe. It was a great effort, occupied a vast deal of time, cost a large sum of money, and was oftener attended with danger than advantage. It comprised what was then called, the world: whoever had performed it was said to have ‘seen the world,’ and all that it contained. The Grand Tour now means a voyage round the globe, and he who has not made it has seen nothing.
    Thomas Chandler Haliburton

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