Shorten

Updated: 8 November 2018

We found 19 answers for the crossword clue Shorten. We last saw this clue in The Irish Independent Simple Crossword on 15 May 2018, where the answer was 'ABBREVIATE'.

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Shorten crossword19 Crossword Answers

3
letters
cut
LOP
4
letters
PARE
clip
CROP
6
letters
reduce
7
letters
curtail
ABRIDGE
8
letters
condense
contract
castrate
truncate
9
letters
expurgate
telescope
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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