DICTIONARY


Definition of SHORTENED

verb : SHORTENED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration; "He shortened his trip due to illness" ;

  • 3. (

    ) make short or shorter; "shorten the skirt"; "shorten the rope by a few inches" ;

  • 4. (

    ) become short or shorter; "In winter, the days shorten" ;

Adjective : SHORTENED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation" ;

  • 3. (

    ) shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another; "a miracle that anyone survived in the telescoped cars"; "years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream" ;


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