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Words and phrases that have a meaning related to abridge:   (117 results)

Often used in the same context:
circumscribe, derogate, arrogate, constitutionalize, abrogate, encroach upon, usurp, fourteenth amendment, deprive, restrict, emasculate, tyrannize, fetter, amend, impinge, oppress, legislate, truncate, countermand, secularize, subvert, enfranchise, proscribe, sanctify, constrain, denigrate, interpose, delimit, relativize, interfere, curtail, unmake, dissociate, eviscerate, meddle, secularise, criminalize, subjugate, bastardize, posse comitatus, inheres, invoke, disserve, discriminate, scandalise, micromanage, marginalize, invalidate, ride roughshod, overawe, disfranchise, construe, constrict, trample, vitiate, modify, satirise, analogize, demean, ennoble, censor, intrude, legitimatize, suborn, enfeeble, assert, encumber, reappropriate, suppress, violate, uphold, infringe, vivify, repress, habeas corpus, debase, overrule, misconstrues, inculpate, blaspheme, denude, expatiate, misapply, absenting, subserve, militarise, defile, scandalize, traduce, demonize, communalise, imprison, emancipate, impede, intra vires, mythologize, nullify, disenfranchise, distort, supersede, estop, sermonise

More specific:
bowdlerise, bowdlerize, concentrate, condense, expurgate, shorten

More general:
decrease, lessen, minify

Synonyms:
abbreviate, contract, cut, foreshorten, reduce, shorten

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Book See abridge used in context: 2 Shakespeare works several books and articles.

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