abridge / əˈbrɪdʒ /


abridge 的定义

v. 有主动词 verb

a·bridged, a·bridg·ing.

  1. to shorten by omissions while retaining the basic contents: to abridge a reference book.
  2. to reduce or lessen in duration, scope, authority, etc.; diminish; curtail: to abridge a visit;to abridge one's freedom.
  3. to deprive; cut off.

abridge 近义词

v. 动词 verb



  1. The 1973 miniseries, which aired on Swedish TV and screened internationally in an abridged feature cut, traces a tumultuous decade in the life of an upper-middle-class couple, played by Liv Ullman and Erland Josephson.
  2. The world first learned of Sophie Zhang in September 2020, when BuzzFeed News obtained and published highlights from an abridged version of her nearly 8,000-word exit memo from Facebook.
  3. At the right time and in the right dose, it can ease and abridge economic maladies.
  4. And all such things as have been comprised in five books by Jason, of Cyrene, we have attempted to abridge in one book.
  5. This would serve to abridge the liberty of speech guaranteed to us by the Constitution.
  6. We shall, however, be obliged to abridge his detailed exposition in order not to enlarge our volume beyond due limits.
  7. Teach us to love the South and be contented here by ceasing to abridge us in such extremes in common rights and citizenship.
  8. In one place a dammed-off deviation was being excavated, evidently to abridge an impossible bend.