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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