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to make short or shorter the duration or extent of

Synonyms for curtail

terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

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Like a wise commander, who finds he has occupied too much ground for the amount of his force, he began to curtail his outworks.
Sir, I do not wish to act against you," I said; and my unsteady voice warned me to curtail my sentence.
Radio Veritas warned that 'a government that curtails free speech and freedom of the press is tantamount to a 'reign of darkness'' similar to the dictatorship of the late Ferdinand Marcos.
Global Banking News-April 28, 2015--Russian central bank curtails rouble rally
Maintaining that MHA's notification issued on July 23, 2014, was against the Constitution, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia, while moving the resolution, said it curtails ACB's powers as now it can register or probe corruption- related cases only involving Delhi government officials.