(v) which will make smaller. See Synonyms at shorten.
(v) to cut back (a word or term) to a shorter type intended to portray the total type.
(v) to create briefer; to reduce; to abridge; to cut back by contraction or omission, especially of words written or talked.
(v) to cut back to lessen terms, as a fraction.
(v) decrease in scope while keeping crucial elements
(a) Abbreviated; abridged; shortened.
(a) Having one part reasonably reduced than another or compared to ordinary type.
(n) An abridgment.
(n) An abridgment; an abstract.
to create briefer; abridge; make faster by contraction or omission of a component: because, to abbreviate a writing or a word.
In mathematics, to lessen toward lowest terms, as fractions.
To practise or utilize acronym.
abbreviate in Community Dictionary
To reduce a sentence, by way of example LOL is short for Laugh Out Loud.Same as FYI stands for For Your Information and an such like etc etcStuff like this are ALL abbreviations. by FranceneReport definition
to help make briefer, shorten.Abbreviation for abbreviate is Abbr. by Dane AlgarinReport definition