Synonyms for abbreviate
|Grammar : Verb|
|Spell : uh-bree-vee-eyt|
|Phonetic Transcription : əˈbri viˌeɪt|
Top 10 synonyms for abbreviate Other synonyms for the word abbreviate
Définition of abbreviateOrigin :
- mid-15c., from Latin abbreviatus, past participle of abbreviare "to shorten" (see abbreviation). Also sometimes 15c. abbrevy, from Middle French abrevier (14c.), from Latin abbreviare. Related: Abbreviated; abbreviating.
- verb shorten
- verb cut short an activity
- "Well, abbreviate 'community,' that's the longest word," suggested Dick.
- Extract from : « Marjorie's Busy Days » by Carolyn Wells
- It is common, however, to abbreviate them in a manner peculiarly Malay.
- Extract from : « A Manual of the Malay language » by William Edward Maxwell
- Page 289: "Ben: Perley Poore" did abbreviate his first name with a colon.
- Extract from : « Abraham Lincoln » by William Eleroy Curtis
- She thought his name long, but had not yet decided how to abbreviate it.
- Extract from : « To Leeward » by F. Marion Crawford
- There are a number of words which we abbreviate or contract, in our every-day use.
- Extract from : « Plain English » by Marian Wharton
- Nothing can be added to it, and it would be impossible to abbreviate it.
- Extract from : « The True Benjamin Franklin » by Sydney George Fisher
- If your honors please, I have endeavored, so far as it was possible, to abbreviate what I have had to say on this subject.
- Extract from : « Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York » by A. F. Warburton
- In text matter not of a technical character it is better not to abbreviate.
- Extract from : « Abbreviations and Signs » by Frederick W. Hamilton
- Gentlemen, I have seen fit to abbreviate the King's message.
- Extract from : « Makers of Madness » by Hermann Hagedorn
- But it is one thing, to abbreviate by contracting, another by cutting off.
- Extract from : « Essays » by Francis Bacon
Antonyms for abbreviate
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