Abbreviate and Enlarge


Abbreviate verb - To make less in extent or duration.
Usage example: had to abbreviate his vacation in France in order to travel to Oslo to receive the Nobel Prize

Enlarge is an antonym for abbreviate in topics: shorten, cut short an activity.


Enlarge verb - To make greater in size, amount, or number.
Usage example: with a new member of the family on the way, maybe we should consider enlarging the house

Abbreviate is an antonym for enlarge in increase topic.

Nearby Words: enlargement, enlarging, enlarger
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