Definition of 'shortened'
See also: shorten
- cut short; "a sawed-off shotgun"; "a sawed-off broomstick"; "the shortened rope was easier to use"
Synonyms: sawed-off sawn-off
- cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
Synonyms: abbreviated truncated
- shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another; "a miracle that anyone survived in the telescoped cars"; "years that seemed telescoped like time in a dream"
- with parts removed; "the drastically cut film"