Shorten

Updated: 26 September 2017

We found 18 answers for the crossword clue Shorten. We last saw this clue in The Irish News Quick Crossword on 6 October 2017, where the answer was 'ABRIDGE'.

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Shorten crossword18 Crossword Answers

3
letters
LOP
cut
4
letters
CROP
PARE
clip
6
letters
reduce
7
letters
curtail
ABRIDGE
8
letters
castrate
condense
contract
9
letters
telescope
expurgate
10
letters
bowdlerise
bowdlerize
ABBREVIATE
11
letters
foreshorten
12
letters
abbreviation

Anagrams for "Shorten"

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Definitions for "Shorten"

Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate; "bowdlerize a novel"
Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements; "The manuscript must be shortened"
Become short or shorter; "In winter, the days shorten"
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"

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