verb (used with object), a·bridged, a·bridg·ing.
SYNONYMS FOR abridge
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Origin of abridge
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OTHER WORDS FROM abridgea·bridg·a·ble, a·bridge·a·ble, adjectivea·bridg·er, nounnon·a·bridg·a·ble, adjectivere·a·bridge, verb (used with object), re·a·bridged, re·a·bridg·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for abridge
At the right time and in the right dose, it can ease and abridge economic maladies.
And all such things as have been comprised in five books by Jason, of Cyrene, we have attempted to abridge in one book.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
This would serve to abridge the liberty of speech guaranteed to us by the Constitution.
We shall, however, be obliged to abridge his detailed exposition in order not to enlarge our volume beyond due limits.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
Teach us to love the South and be contented here by ceasing to abridge us in such extremes in common rights and citizenship.Negro Migration during the War|Emmett J. Scott
In one place a dammed-off deviation was being excavated, evidently to abridge an impossible bend.The Riddle of the Sands|Erskine Childers