Definition of Abbreviator

1. Noun. One who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work.

Exact synonyms: Abridger
Generic synonyms: Redact, Redactor, Reviser, Rewrite Man, Rewriter
Derivative terms: Abbreviate, Abbreviate, Abridge



Definition of Abbreviator

1. n. One who abbreviates or shortens.

Definition of Abbreviator

1. Noun. Agent noun of abbreviate; one who abbreviates or shortens. ¹

2. Noun. (context: Roman Catholicism) One of a college of seventy-two officers of the papal court whose duty is to make a short minute of a decision on a petition, or reply of the pope to a letter, and afterwards expand the minute into official form. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abbreviator

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Abbreviator

abbrev.
abbreviate
abbreviated
abbreviated injury scale
abbreviated number
abbreviated numbers
abbreviately
abbreviater
abbreviaters
abbreviates
abbreviating
abbreviation
abbreviationitis
abbreviations
abbreviative
abbreviator (current term)
abbreviators
abbreviatory
abbreviature
abbreviatures
abbrevn
abbrv.
abbs
abc transporters
abcee
abcees
abchalazal
abciximab
abcoulomb
abcoulombs

Literary usage of Abbreviator

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

1. Larcher's Notes on Herodotus: Historical and Critical Comments on the by Pierre-Henri Larcher (1844)
"I cannot doubt but that the text is corrupt. Casaubon perceived this, and has not hesitated to adopt the reading of the abbreviator of Strabo, ..."

2. A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an Historical and by William Tooke, William Beloe, Robert Nares (1798)
"... made by that council clerk of the ceremonies, abbreviator, and one of the ... abbreviator ..."

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