What is another word for shortened?

Pronunciation: [ʃˈɔːtənd] (IPA)

Shortened is a word used to describe something that has been made shorter or reduced in length. There are several synonyms for the word "shortened" that can be used in different contexts. Cut, abbreviated, curtailed, trimmed, and compressed are some examples of synonyms for shortened. Cut implies the act of removing a part to make it shorter. Abbreviated means to shorten a word or phrase by omitting some letters. Curtailed suggests reducing something by cutting off or limiting some parts. Trimmed implies removing the excess or unwanted parts. Compressed is used to describe something that has been reduced in size without cutting anything. By using these synonyms, one can replace the word "shortened" in their writing to make it more varied and interesting.

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What are the hypernyms for Shortened?

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What are the opposite words for shortened?

The antonyms for the word "shortened" are prolonged, extended, elongated, expanded, and lengthened. These words describe the opposite action to "shortened" which means to make something shorter or reduce its length. For instance, if you prolong something, you increase its duration or time, making it last longer than it would have if shortened. Similarly, if you expand something, you increase its size or volume, making it bigger than it was before. Conversely, elongated means stretching out or extending something to make it longer, and lengthened indicates an increase in length. These antonyms come in handy when the intended effect is to amplify or grow something.

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Usage examples for Shortened

If the distance she had to walk was not shortened by the tenor of her thoughts, as little did she feel impatient to press onward.
"The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II)"
Charles James Lever
In strong gales the march was shortened.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
So we pulled along desperately, while the swells shortened and rose.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Shortened

  • The ship was masted according to the proportion of the navy; but on my application the masts were shortened, as I thought them too much for her, considering the nature of the voyage.
    William Bligh
  • We then took a shortened version of what we'd been doing in the pubs, with the best gags and things like that, out to cabaret clubs and things in the north of England for six weeks. And we became a big success.
    Neil Innes
  • Kennedy did not have to run the risk of having his ideas and his words shortened and adulterated by a correspondent. This was the television era, not only in campaigning, but in holding the presidency.
    Hugh Sidey
  • Our lives are universally shortened by our ignorance.
    Herbert Spencer
  • Talent is nothing but a prolonged period of attention and a shortened period of mental assimilation.
    Konstantin Stanislavisky

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