Synonyms of shorten in English:

shorten

verb

  • 1 shorten your essay to a three-paragraph summary the drapes will have to be shortened
    make shorter, abbreviate, abridge, condense, précis, synopsize, contract, compress, reduce, shrink, diminish, cut (down);
    dock, trim, crop, pare down, prune;
    curtail, truncate
    [Antonyms] extend
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