# Definition of abridges

## "abridges" in the verb sense

### 1. abridge, foreshorten, abbreviate, shorten, cut, contract, reduce

reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

"The manuscript must be shortened"

### 2. abridge

lessen, diminish, or curtail

"the new law might abridge our freedom of expression"

Source: WordNet® (An amazing lexical database of English)

WordNet®. Princeton University. 2010.

# Quotations for abridges

Time divided, is never long, and regularity abridges all things. [ Mme. De Stael ]

# abridges in Scrabble®

The word abridges is playable in Scrabble®, no blanks required. Because it is longer than 7 letters, you would have to play off an existing word or do it in several moves.

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# abridges in Words With Friends™

The word abridges is playable in Words With Friends™, no blanks required. Because it is longer than 7 letters, you would have to play off an existing word or do it in several moves.

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# Word Growth involving abridges

## Shorter words in abridges

ab abridge

id rid ridge bridge abridge

id rid ridge bridge bridges

id rid ridge ridges bridges

## Longer words containing abridges

(No longer words found)