Synonyms of abridge in English:


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1‘the editor reserves the right to abridge letters to fit the space available’


shorten, cut, cut down, cut short, curtail, truncate, lessen, trim, crop, clip, pare down, prune

abbreviate, condense, contract, compress, reduce, decrease, diminish, shrink

summarize, give a summary of, sum up, abstract, give an abstract of, precis, give a precis of, synopsize, give a synopsis of, digest, give a digest of, outline, give an outline of, sketch, put in a nutshell, edit

rare epitomize


lengthen, expand on, pad out