Definition of Shortened

1. Adjective. Cut short. "The shortened rope was easier to use"

Exact synonyms: Sawed-off, Sawn-off
Similar to: Short



2. Adjective. Cut short in duration. "An unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
Exact synonyms: Abbreviated, Truncated
Similar to: Short

3. Adjective. Shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another. "Years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream"
Exact synonyms: Telescoped
Similar to: Short

4. Adjective. With parts removed. "The drastically cut film"
Exact synonyms: Cut
Similar to: Abridged

Definition of Shortened

1. Verb. (past of shorten) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shortened

1. shorten [v] - See also: shorten

Lexicographical Neighbors of Shortened

shortclothes
shortcode
shortcodes
shortcoming
shortcomings
shortcrust
shortcrust pastry
shortcut
shortcut key
shortcut keys
shortcuts
shortcutting
shorted
shorten
shortenable
shortened
shortener
shorteners
shortening
shortening reaction
shortenings
shortens
shorter
shorter-lived
shorter-term
shortest
shortest-lived
shortest-term
shortfall
shortfalling

Literary usage of Shortened

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1915)
"—$5000—man — compound comminuted fracture of tibia, several operations necessitated, log shortened i inch and is somewhat crooked causing lameness, ..."

2. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1894)
"Writing is shortened by using certain letters and strokes as substitutes for ... And all other words are shortened by writing simply the signs for their ..."

3. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Thomas Jefferson Conant, Emil Roediger (1856)
"In this case, also, the shortened form of the Imperfect is appropriate (§ 128, 2, c). §128. ... The shortened Imperfect (the Jussive) is used principally, ..."

4. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius (1859)
"In this case, also, the shortened form of the Imperfect is appropriate (§ 128, ... The shortened Imperfect (the Jussive) is used ..."

5. Principles of English Etymology by Walter William Skeat (1887)
"It frequently happens that, especially in compound words, a long vowel, if accented, is sooner or later shortened. The results have been given by Koch, ..."

6. Gesenius' Hebrew Grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Thomas Jefferson Conant, Emil Roediger, Benjamin Davies (1846)
"In this case, also, the shortened form often occurs (J 126, 2). SECT. 126. USE OF THE LENGTHENED AND Shortened FUTURE ..."

7. Gesenius Hebrew grammar by Wilhelm Gesenius, Emil Roediger (1851)
"In this case, also, the shortened form often occurs (\ 126, 2). SECT. 126. USE OF THE LENGTHENED AND Shortened FUTURE ..."

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