"Abridgment" is a word in LAW AND LEGAL, ENGLISH
An epitome or com.-pendlum of another and larger work, wherein the principal ideas of the larger wofk are summarily contained. . ..
That which abridges or cuts short; hence, an
entertainment that makes the time pass quickly.
The act of abridging, or the state of being abridged;
diminution; lessening; reduction or deprivation; as, an abridgment of
pleasures or of expenses.
An epitome or compend, as of a book; a shortened or
abridged form; an abbreviation.
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To shorten or contract by using fewer words, yet retaining the sense; to epitomize; to condense; as, to abridge a …Read the complete definition
That which comprises or concentrates in itself the essential qualities of a larger thing or of several things. Specifically: A …Read the complete definition
In the civil law. A Latin translation of the Novels of Justinian by an anonymous author; so called because the …Read the complete definition
An abridgment; a compend; an epitome; a brief account or summary.Read the complete definition
In general. A written docu-ment; a letter; a writing in the form of a letter. A summary, abstract, or epitome. …Read the complete definition
A brief compilation or composition, containing the principal heads, or general principles, of a larger work or system; an abridgment; …Read the complete definition
That which is comprehended or inclosed within narrow limits; a summary; an epitome.Read the complete definition
The act of comprising or comprehending; a compendium or epitome.Read the complete definition
To make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or concentrate into a smaller compass; to consolidate; to abridge; to …Read the complete definition
A general sketch or outline of a subject; a synopsis; an epitome.Read the complete definition
A work in which the contents of a former work are reduced within a smaller space by curtailment and condensation; …Read the complete definition
One who makes an epitome; one who abridges; an epitomizer.Read the complete definition
To diminish, as by cutting off something; to curtail; as, to epitomize words.Read the complete definition
To make an epitome of; to shorten or abridge, as a writing or discourse; to reduce within a smaller space; …Read the complete definition