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Definition of 'shortened'

See also: shorten 


  1. cut short; "a sawed-off shotgun"; "a sawed-off broomstick"; "the shortened rope was easier to use"
       Synonyms: sawed-off sawn-off
  2. cut short in duration; "the abbreviated speech"; "her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking"; "an unsatisfactory truncated conversation"
       Synonyms: abbreviated truncated
  3. 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"
       Synonyms: telescoped
  4. with parts removed; "the drastically cut film"
       Synonyms: cut

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