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1 : Fig.: To represent pictorially to the imagination.

2 : To represent on a plane surface, as if extended in a direction toward the spectator or nearly so; to shorten by drawing in perspective.

3 : Representation in a foreshortened mode or way.

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1 : Foreshorten

v. t.

Fig.: To represent pictorially to the imagination.

2 : Foreshorten

v. t.

To represent on a plane surface, as if extended in a direction toward the spectator or nearly so; to shorten by drawing in perspective.

3 : Foreshortening

n.

Representation in a foreshortened mode or way.

This word shorten uses (7) total characters with white space

This word shorten uses (7) total characters with white out space

This word shorten uses 7 unique characters: E H N O R S T

Number of all permutations npr for shorten word is (5040)

Number of all combination ncr for shorten word is (5040)

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From Wikipedia

Shorten may refer to:

  • Shorten (file format), for compressing audio data
  • Shorten (surname), an English surname

From Wiktionary

See also: Shorten

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Verb
      • 1.2.1 Synonyms
      • 1.2.2 Antonyms
      • 1.2.3 Translations
    • 1.3 Anagrams

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From short +‎ -en.

Verb[edit]

shorten (third-person singular simple present shortens, present participle shortening, simple past and past participle shortened)

  1. (transitive) To make shorter; to abbreviate.
    • 1877, Anna Sewell, Black Beauty Chapter 22[1]
      York came round to our heads and shortened the rein himself, one hole I think; every little makes a difference, be it for better or worse, and that day we had a steep hill to go up.
  2. (intransitive) To become shorter.
  3. (transitive) To make deficient (as to); to deprive (of).
    • Dryden
      Spoiled of his nose, and shortened of his ears.
  4. (transitive) To make short or friable, as pastry, with butter, lard, etc.
  5. (transitive) To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
    to shorten an allowance of food
    • Dryden
      Here, where the subject is so fruitful, I am shortened by my chain.
  6. (nautical, transitive) To take in the slack of (a rope).
  7. (nautical, transitive) To reduce (sail) by taking it in.

Synonyms[edit]

  • See also Thesaurus:shorten

Antonyms[edit]

  • extend
  • lengthen

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

  • Hornets, Rhotens, Thorens, enhorts, hornets, snoreth, thrones