Abbreviate

«Abbreviate» в толковых словарях и энциклопедиях:

  1. abbreviate

    ► VERB ▪ shorten (a word, phrase, or text). ORIGIN Latin abbreviare, from brevis short

    English terms dictionary

  2. abbreviate

    index abridge (shorten), abstract (summarize), commute, condense, constrict (compress), curtail

    Law dictionary

  3. abbreviate

      Ho opōkole

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  4. abbreviate

    *shorten, abridge, curtail Analogous words: reduce, *decrease, lessen: *contract, compress, shrink, condense: attenuate, extenuate (see THIN) Antonyms: elongate, lengthen Contrasted words: *extend, prolong, protract: enlarge, *

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  5. abbreviate

    /əˈbrivieɪt / (say uh breeveeayt) verb (t) (abbreviated, abbreviating) to make brief; make shorter by contraction or omission: to abbreviate millilitre to ml . {Latin abbreviātus, past participle} –abbreviator, noun

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  6. abbreviate

    1. verb /əˈbriːvieɪt/ a) To make shorter; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by means of contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken. b) To

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  7. abbreviate

    abbreviator, n. /euh bree vee ayt /, v., abbreviated, abbreviating. v.t. 1. to shorten (a word or phrase) by omitting letters, substituting shorter forms, etc., so that the shortened form can represent the whole word or phrase, as ft. for foot,…

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  8. abbreviate

    verb (T) to make a word or expression shorter by missing out letters or using only the first letter of each word: be abbreviated to: Information technology is usually abbreviated to IT . abbreviated adjective

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  9. abbreviate

    I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. abridge, condense, contract, shorten, curtail, digest, truncate, prune. See shortness, deduction. Ant., expand, lengthen. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. shorten, cut, condense, abridge; see decrease 2 ,…

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  10. abbreviate

    Verb: to shorten. Noun: an abstract of a longer instrument or writing

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  11. abbreviate

    see BRIEF

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  12. abbreviate

    ab·bre·vi·ate

    English syllables

  13. abbreviate

    (v.) mid 15c., from L. abbreviatus, pp. of abbreviare to shorten (see ABBREVIATION (Cf. abbreviation)). Also sometimes 15c. abbrevy, from M.Fr. abrevier (14c.), from L. abbreviare. Related: Abbreviated; abbreviating

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  14. abbreviate

    v.tr. shorten, esp. represent (a word etc.) by a part of it. Etymology: ME f. LL abbreviare shorten f. brevis short: cf. ABRIDGE

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  15. abbreviate

    v. a. Shorten (by cutting off), curtail, reduce, contract, retrench, condense, compress, epitomize, cut short, cut down. See abridge

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  16. abbreviate

    verb please abbreviate your essays to a length of no more than two pages Syn: shorten, reduce, cut, contract, condense, compress, abridge, truncate, pare down, prune, shrink, telescope; summarize, abstract, précis, synopsize, digest, edit

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  17. Abbreviate

    Ab*bre vi*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Abbreviated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Abbreviating}.] [L. abbreviatus, p. p. of abbreviare; ad + breviare to shorten, fr. brevis short. See {Abridge}.] 1. To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by…

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  18. Abbreviate

    Ab*bre vi*ate, a. [L. abbreviatus, p. p.] 1. Abbreviated; abridged; shortened. [R.] The abbreviate form. Earle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Biol.) Having one part relatively shorter than another or than the ordinary type. [1913 Webster]

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  19. Abbreviate

    Ab*bre vi*ate, n. An abridgment. [Obs.] Elyot. [1913 Webster]

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  20. abbreviate

    [ə bri:vɪeɪt] verb shorten (a word, phrase, or text). Derivatives abbreviation noun Origin ME: from late L. abbreviat , abbreviare shorten , from L. brevis short

    English new terms dictionary

  21. abbreviate

    See: abbreviated

    English dictionary

  22. abbreviate

    transitive verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin abbreviatus, past participle of abbreviare more at abridge Date: 15th century to make briefer; especially to reduce to a shorter form intended to stand for the whole…

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  23. abbreviate

    see BRIEF

    Word origins

  24. abbreviate

    ab•bre•vi•ate [[t]əˈbri viˌeɪt[/t]] v. at•ed, at•ing 1) to shorten (a word or phrase) by omitting letters, substituting shorter forms, etc., so that the shortened form can represent the whole word or phrase 2) to reduce in length, duration, etc.;

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  25. abbreviate

    [[t]əbri͟ːvieɪt[/t]] abbreviates, abbreviating, abbreviated VERB If you abbreviate something, especially a word or a piece of writing, you make it shorter. [V n to n] He persuaded his son to abbreviate his first name to Alec. [Also V n] Syn:…

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  26. abbreviate

    [ə brē′vē āt΄] vt. abbreviated, abbreviating [< LL abbreviatus, pp. of abbreviare < L ad , to + breviare < brevis, BRIEF] 1. to make shorter 2. to shorten (a word or phrase) by leaving out or substituting letters SYN. SHORTEN abbreviator

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  27. abbreviate

    v. (D; tr.) to abbreviate to (Esquire can be abbreviated to Esq.) * * * [ə briːvɪeɪt] (D; tr.) to abbreviate to (Esquire can be abbreviated to Esq.)

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  28. abbreviate

    Synonyms and related words: abridge, abstract, attenuate, be telegraphic, blot out, blue pencil, bob, boil down, bowdlerize, cancel, capsulize, censor, circumscribe, clip, coarct, compact, compress, concentrate, condense, consolidate, constrict,…

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  29. abbreviate

    ab·bre·vi·ate || ə briːvɪeɪt v. shorten, reduce in length, make brief

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  30. abbreviate

    v shorten, reduce, Obs. breviate; contract, cut, cut down, cut short, crop, clip; retrench, curtail, lessen; shrink, constrict, narrow, condense, compress; abridge, abstract, brief, synopsize, summarize, digest

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  31. abbreviate

    1. To make briefer, shorten. Abbreviation for abbreviate is Abbr. Abbreviate is such a long word for what it means. 2. To shorten a sentence, for instance LOL is short for Laugh Out Loud. Same as FYI is short for For Your Information and etc etc…

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  32. abbreviate

    verb Syn: shorten, reduce, cut, contract, condense, compress, abridge Ant: lengthen, expand

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  33. abbreviate

    [v1] shorten abridge, abstract, boil down*, clip, compress, condense, contract, 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; concepts 236,247

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  34. abbreviate

    ab|bre|vi|ate [əˈbri:vieıt] v [T] [Date: 1400 1500; : Late Latin; Origin: , past participle of abbreviare, from Latin brevis short ] to make a word or expression shorter by not including letters or using only the first letter of each word =…

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«Abbreviate» в словосочетаниях:

  1. abbreviate heterocercal
  2. abbreviate fascia
  3. abbreviate something to something
  4. abbreviate something as something
  5. abbreviate of adjudication

«Abbreviate» - Synonyms

  1. (by cutting off)

Переводы термина «Abbreviate»:

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  8. Перевод abbreviate с английского на норвежский
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  10. Перевод abbreviate с английского на армянский
  11. Перевод abbreviate с английского на язык хинди
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  22. Перевод abbreviate с английского на хорватский
  23. Перевод abbreviate с английского на индонезийский
  24. Перевод abbreviate с английского на румынский
  25. Перевод abbreviate с английского на татарский
  26. Перевод abbreviate с английского на чешский
  27. Перевод abbreviate с английского на итальянский
  28. Перевод abbreviate с английского на сербский
  29. Перевод abbreviate с английского на язык йоруба
  30. Перевод abbreviate с английского на датский
  31. Перевод abbreviate с английского на японский
  32. Перевод abbreviate с английского на словацкий
  33. Перевод abbreviate с английского на нидерландский
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  35. Перевод abbreviate с английского на словенский
  36. Перевод abbreviate с английского на эрзянский
  37. Перевод abbreviate с английского на латинский
  38. Перевод abbreviate с английского на испанский
  39. Перевод abbreviate с английского на русский
  40. Перевод abbreviate с английского на баскский
  41. Перевод abbreviate с английского на латышский
  42. Перевод abbreviate с английского на язык суахили
  43. Перевод abbreviate с английского на французский
  44. Перевод abbreviate с английского на эстонский
  45. Перевод abbreviate с английского на литовский
  46. Перевод abbreviate с английского на шведский
  47. Перевод abbreviate с английского на персидский
  48. Перевод abbreviate с английского на македонский
  49. Перевод abbreviate с английского на тагальский
  50. Перевод abbreviate с английского на немецкий
  51. Перевод abbreviate с английского на финский
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  54. Перевод abbreviate с английского на китайский
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  61. Перевод abbreviate с английского на турецкий
  62. Перевод abbreviate с латинского на французский
  63. Перевод abbreviate с русского на английский