Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Shorten

10 September 2020 The New York Times Crossword

We have 19 answers for the crossword clue Shorten. We last saw the 'Shorten' clue in The New York Times Crossword on Sunday, 03 February 2019.

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Definitions and usage

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  • Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"
  • Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
  • Make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration; "He shortened his trip due to illness"
  • Make short or shorter; "shorten the skirt"; "shorten the rope by a few inches"
  • Become short or shorter; "In winter, the days shorten"

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Shorten'.

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Crossword Answers

3 Letters

CUT

An unexcused absence from class; "he was punished for taking too many cuts in his math class"

LOP

Cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; "dress the plants in the garden"

4 Letters

CLIP

A sharp slanting blow; "he gave me a clip on the ear"

CROP

A pouch in many birds and some lower animals that resembles a stomach for storage and preliminary maceration of food

PARE

Decrease gradually or bit by bit

6 Letters

REDUCE

Take off weight

7 Letters

ABRIDGE

Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

CURTAIL

Terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent; "My speech was cut short"; "Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries"

8 Letters

CASTRATE

A man who has been castrated and is incapable of reproduction; "eunuchs guarded the harem"

CONDENSE

Develop due to condensation; "All our planets condensed out of the same material"

CONTRACT

A binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

TRUNCATE

Make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"

9 Letters

EXPURGATE

Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"

TELESCOPE

Crush together or collapse; "In the accident, the cars telescoped"; "my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack"

10 Letters

ABBREVIATE

Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

BOWDLERISE

Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"

BOWDLERIZE

Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"

11 Letters

FORESHORTEN

Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"

12 Letters

ABBREVIATION

Shortening something by omitting parts of it

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