Abridge 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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