"Abridge" is a word in LAW AND LEGAL, ENGLISH

Abridge LAW AND LEGAL
Definition:

To reduce or contract; usually spoken of written language

abridge ENGLISH
Definition:

To make shorter; to shorten in duration; to lessen; to
diminish; to curtail; as, to abridge labor; to abridge power or rights.

abridge ENGLISH
Definition:

To deprive; to cut off; -- followed by of, and formerly
by from; as, to abridge one of his rights.

abridge ENGLISH
Definition:

To shorten or contract by using fewer words, yet
retaining the sense; to epitomize; to condense; as, to abridge a
history or dictionary.

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At first it's pretty cool: the limitless fruit of knowledge hanging low in your path. Then you realize it's the only thing to eat around here.

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Laugh your heart out.

"Get this." said the bloke to his mates, "Last night while I was down the pub with you guys, a burglar broke into my house."Did he get anything." his mates asked."yeah, a broken jaw and six teeth knocked out. The wife thought it was me coming home drunk."

abbreviate ENGLISH

Abbreviated; abridged; shortened.

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abbreviate ENGLISH

To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken.

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abbreviate ENGLISH
abbreviation ENGLISH

The result of abbreviating; an abridgment.

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abbreviatory ENGLISH

Serving or tending to abbreviate; shortening; abridging.

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abbreviature ENGLISH

An abridgment; a compendium or abstract.

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abregge ENGLISH
abridger ENGLISH

One who abridges.

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abridgment ENGLISH

That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an entertainment that makes the time pass quickly.

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abridgment ENGLISH

An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or abridged form; an abbreviation.

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abridgment ENGLISH

The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged; diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of pleasures …

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Abridgment LAW AND LEGAL

An epitome or com.-pendlum of another and larger work, wherein the principal ideas of the larger wofk are summarily contained. …

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Abridgment Of Damages LAW AND LEGAL

The right of the court to reduce the damages in certain cases. Vide Brooke, tit. "Abridgment.

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abstract ENGLISH

To epitomize; to abridge.

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Affect LAW AND LEGAL

To act upon; Influence; change; enlarge or abridge. This word is ofteu used in the sense of acting injuriously upon …

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Basilica LAW AND LEGAL

The name given to a com-pilation of Roman and Greek law, prepared about A. D. 880 by the Emperor Basilius, …

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breviary ENGLISH

An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a brief account or summary.

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brief ENGLISH

An abridgment or concise statement of a client's case, made out for the instruction of counsel in a trial at …

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