Shorten in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Shorten

to reduce or diminish something

Examples of Shorten in a sentence

The prisoner’s sentence of 20 years did shorten to 10 years after having good behavior and proving he was not a threat to the public. 🔊

A teenager may permanently shorten her jeans for the summer by taking a pair of scissors and cutting them off above the knee. 🔊

People will often shorten the word “information” to “info” because it is faster to say. 🔊

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