Definition of Abridging

1. Verb. (present participle of abridge) ¹



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Definition of Abridging

1. abridge [v] - See also: abridge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abridging

abreptions
abreuvoir
abreuvoirs
abri
abricock
abricocks
abridgable
abridge
abridged
abridgedly
abridgement
abridgements
abridger
abridgers
abridges
abridging (current term)
abridgment
abridgments
abrim
abrin
abrine
abrins
abris
abristle
abroach
abroached
abroaches
abroaching
abroad
abroads

Literary usage of Abridging

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1. Advanced Course of Composition and Rhetoric: A Series of Practial Lessons on by George Payn Quackenbos (1874)
"EXERCISE IN abridging. Abridge, and present in your own words, ... What is meant by abridging ? What other name is sometimes given to this process ? ..."

2. Commentaries on the Law of Statutory Crimes: Including the Written Laws and by Joel Prentiss Bishop (1901)
"Statutes abridging and enlarging the common law. 139140. Taking qualities and incidents from common law. 141-144 Otherwise construed by common law. 145146. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1823)
"... stu- as they doubtless will be, by the good dying their personal comfort,—and in sense of the country gentlemen who abridging their hours of labour. ..."

4. The Constitution of the United States by United States, Robert Desty, Albert J. Brunner (1884)
"[ARTICLE I] Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof ; or abridging the freedom of ..."

5. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"Treaty of Utrecht (1713) and the later war with Spain were but some of the causes which, by abridging the chances for gain, imperilled the plans of its ..."

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