Definition of Abridges

1. Verb. (third-person singular of abridge) ¹



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Definition of Abridges

1. abridge [v] - See also: abridge

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abridges

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

Literary usage of Abridges

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1. The Works of Tobias Smollett by Tobias George Smollett, William Ernest Henley (1900)
"CHAPTER LVIII Renaldo abridges the Proceedings at' Law, and approves himself the Son of his Father The major, finding him determined, insisted upon ..."

2. An Essay on Liberty and Slavery by Albert Taylor Bledsoe (1857)
"No good law ever limits or abridges the natural liberty of mankind. By the two great leaders of opposite schools, Locke and Burke, it is contended that when ..."

3. Education as a science by Alexander Bain (1897)
"The Grammar abridges the labour, by generalizing everything that can be generalized. No doubt the rules and the usages are sadly cumbered with exceptions, ..."

4. The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Containing the Autobiography, with Notes and by Benjamin Franklin, Jared Sparks (1856)
"abridges f he Book of Common Prayer. — Experiments to show the Effect of Oil in smoothing Waves. ..."

5. The Fashionable World Displayed by John Owen (1806)
"... in recommending them to the stations they fill, so the forfeiture of it in no degree weakens the stability, or abridges the duration of their power. ..."

6. The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical by Benjamin Franklin (1882)
"and " An Edict of the King of Prussia." — abridges the Book of Common Prayer.— Experiments to show the Effect cf Oil in smoothing Waves. ..."

7. Dictionary of Quotations from Ancient and Modern English and Foreign Sources by James Wood (1899)
"Would we but pledge ourselves to truth as heartily as we do to a real or imaginary mistress, and think life too short only because it abridges our time of ..."

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