- v. t. To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken.
- v. t. To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction.
- a. Abbreviated; abridged; shortened.
- a. Having one part relatively shorter than another or than the ordinary type.
- n. An abridgment.
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Word Types: v. t., v. t., a., a., n.,
Words that start with abbreviate: 2
Words that end with abbreviate: 1
Words that contain abbreviate: 2
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