Abstract and Abridge


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Abstract verb – To make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report).
Usage example: took the 135-page report and abstracted it in three short paragraphs

Abridge is a synonym for abstract in summarize topic. In some cases you can use "Abridge" instead a verb "Abstract", when it comes to topics like reduction, condense.
Nearby Words: abstracted, abstraction, abstractedly, abstractedness, abstractive
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Abridge verb – To make less in extent or duration.
Usage example: the library's hours have been drastically abridged to cut costs

Abstract is a synonym for abridge in shorten topic. You can use "Abstract" instead a verb "Abridge", if it concerns topics such as summarize, condense.
Nearby Words: abridgment, abridgement, abridging
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