Synonyms for abridged

Grammar : Verb
Spell : uh-brij
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbrɪdʒ

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Définition of abridged

Origin :
  • c.1300, abreggen, "to make shorter, to condense," from Old French abregier "abridge, diminish, shorten," from Late Latin abbreviare "make short" (see abbreviate). The sound development from Latin -vi- to French -dg- is paralleled in assuage (from assuavidare) and deluge (from diluvium). Related: Abridged; abridging.
  • verb shorten
Example sentences :
  • She gave me an abridged account of her life since we had met.
  • Extract from : « The Memoires of Casanova, Complete » by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • "Short roads" and "abridged methods" are characteristic of the century.
  • Extract from : « How to Succeed » by Orison Swett Marden
  • This is an abridged statement verified by the church itself.
  • Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 7, 1922 » by Various
  • There was no watch kept, and the captives had no indication that they were abridged of their freedom.
  • Extract from : « The Adventures of the Chevalier De La Salle and His Companions, in Their Explorations of the Prairies, Forests, Lakes, and Rivers, of the New World, and Their Interviews with the Savage Tribes, Two Hundred Years Ago » by John S. C. Abbott
  • In the abridged London edition of 1807, there are plates of an alleged "whale" and a "narwhale."
  • Extract from : « Moby Dick; or The Whale » by Herman Melville
  • The following account of this performance is abridged from his autobiography.
  • Extract from : « Niels Klim's journey under the ground » by Baron Ludvig Holberg
  • Abridged by a Gentleman of Boston, from the London quarto edition.
  • Extract from : « A New Guide for Emigrants to the West » by J. M. Peck
  • They have abridged their wide vision and have made it narrow and superficial.
  • Extract from : « Mother Earth, Vol. 1 No. 1, March 1906 » by Various
  • Then the sobriquet was abridged—by night was omitted, but fly remained.
  • Extract from : « The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6 » by Augustus J. C. Hare
  • The English translation of the Historia (London, 1826) is abridged.
  • Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 7 » by Various

Antonyms for abridged

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