Synonyms of shorten in English:

shorten


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See Spanish definition of acortar

verb

1‘you can shorten your essay without losing its balance’

SYNONYMS
make shorter, abbreviate, abridge, condense, precis, synopsize, contract, compress, reduce, lessen, shrink, decrease, diminish, cut, cut down, cut short, dock, trim, clip, crop, pare down, prune
curtail, truncate
turn up, take up
ANTONYMS

lengthen, extend, elongate

2‘the days are shortening’

SYNONYMS
get shorter, grow shorter, grow less, contract, compress, shrink
ANTONYMS

lengthen