Synonyms of abridge in English:


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1‘the editor reserves the right to abridge letters to fit the space available’

shorten, cut, cut down, cut short, curtail, truncate, lessen, trim, crop, clip, pare down, prune
abbreviate, condense, contract, compress, reduce, decrease, diminish, shrink
summarize, give a summary of, sum up, abstract, give an abstract of, precis, give a precis of, synopsize, give a synopsis of, digest, give a digest of, outline, give an outline of, sketch, put in a nutshell, edit
rare epitomize

lengthen, expand on, pad out