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Synonyms for shorten

Synonyms for shorten

to make short or shorter the duration or extent of

Synonyms for shorten

make short or shorter

become short or shorter

edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

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Our new, clinically proven Cold Remedy Nasal Swabs were developed to help shorten colds so that users can step up and seize the day.
Shorten told Parliament that it was only just the beginning as Mr Abbott will turn the country into a "colder, meaner and narrower place.
During the visit, Minister Shorten will attend a number of meetings with key Chinese government and financial sector representatives.
Belfast Magistrates heard Shorten met the girl online last year.
The Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) is a not-for-profit, public-private partnership accelerating the discovery and/or development of affordable, new anti-TB drugs that will shorten treatment, be effective against multi-drug resistant strains, and improve treatment of latent infection.
The horse they shorten is the one they have taken significant money on, a point that Lee conveniently chooses to ignore.
We can also use the crack scheme to shorten the flank from two-back sets.
Shorten and Hooven set out to assess the relationship between 168 preschool children attending Philadelphia Head Start programs and various methods used to determine their exposure to lead in their classrooms.
Whether it be to save money by reducing monthly payments, to shorten the term of a mortgage or to increase the liquidity of an asset, now is the time to refinance.
NEW YORK -- Discover Bank (Discover) has elected to shorten the accumulation/liquidation period for certain transactions issued out of the Discover Card Master Trust I (DCMT) and Discover Card Execution Note Trust (DECNT).
Bill Shorten was elected on Sunday as the new leader of the Australian Labor Party (ALP).
Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations Bill Shorten today welcomed the beginning of Guy Ryder s tenure as International Labour Organization (ILO) Director-General.
Friends President Lois Shorten said 60 members donate money, but very few step forward to attend the four meetings per year to plan projects for helping out the library.
Gluing pig bristles to ant legs to lengthen their strides or trimming the insects' legs to shorten their steps distorts their judgments of distance, say researchers.
Norsolene hydrocarbon resin is available in molten form, which is said to simplify product handling, enabling hot-melt adhesive manufacturers to shorten production cycling times and boost overall efficiency, according to the company.