Definition of Abridged

1. Adjective. (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting. "An abridged version"

Similar to: Cut, Shortened, Half-length, Potted
Also: Short
Antonyms: Unabridged



Definition of Abridged

1. Adjective. cut or shortened, especially of a literary work ¹

2. Verb. (past of abridge) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Abridged

1. abridge [v] - See also: abridge

Lexicographical Neighbors of Abridged

abrenounce
abrenounced
abrenounces
abrenouncing
abrenunciation
abrenunciations
abreption
abreptions
abreuvoir
abreuvoirs
abri
abricock
abricocks
abridgable
abridge
abridged (current term)
abridgedly
abridgement
abridgements
abridger
abridgers
abridges
abridging
abridgment
abridgments
abrim
abrin
abrine
abrins
abris

Literary usage of Abridged

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1907)
"(abridged Account.'] By SE SHEPPARD, D.Sc., and CEK MEES, ... The following abridged account summarises the results of an investigation to be published in a ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"... Weaver); reproduced in great part in Clarke's Lives of Eminent Persons, 1683, i. 95 ; much abridged in ... 721 ; abo abridged in ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1816)
"'li/iTn considerable interest we announced, and with pa- *" tient attention we epitomized, this author's abridged History of Greek Literature in the ..."

4. A Treatise on Conic Sections: Containing an Account of Some of the Most by George Salmon (1900)
"IP we have an equation of the second degree expressed in the abridged notation explained in Chap, iv., and if we desire to know whether it represents a ..."

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