in a Sentence
Definition of Abridge
to make shorter
Examples of Abridge in a sentence
His agent told him that he needed to abridge some of the content of his novel so that it would be under 400 pages.
Scott and Hillary agreed to abridge their story, leaving out some of the more frightening details so that their parents wouldn’t be worried about them.
When immigrants enter the county through illegal means, they find that the people in charge not only abridge their basic human rights, but they completely remove them.
Editors of some classic literature seem to take a lot of liberties when they abridge the content so that people with lower reading levels can understand what they’re reading.
Victor has his secretary go through each day’s mail so that she can abridge it into a manageable task by separating everything that can be handled by someone else.
Mr. Gibson asked me to abridge my report to the committee so that there would be time for questions.
If you abridge your testimony to include only the most important details, I think the jury will be more sympathetic to your case.
Even though the translation of the material is complete, you still need to abridge the amount of information so that it doesn’t overwhelm the students.
Despite Jerry’s efforts to abridge the amount of time he spends at the office, his friends always know where to find him when he’s not at home.
In writing a shorter edition of the history textbook, he was required to abridge some of the chapters on the presidents.
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