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abbreviate

uh-bree-vee-yet

 

abbreviate – (verb)

uh-bree-vee-yet

Definition: contract

 

Synonym: cut, cut back, cut down, cut off, cut out, digest, encapsulate, get to the meat, pare, prune, put in a nutshell, reduce, summarize, take out, trim

 

Antonym: enlarge, expand, extend, increase

 

Usage: I use the abbreviated form of the dictionary as it is very convenient to handle.