Shortness

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Shortness->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ shortness
shortness
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ brevity
brevity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ littleness
littleness
&c. 193
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ a span
a span
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ shortening
shortening
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ abbreviation
abbreviation
abbreviature
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ abridgment
abridgment
concision
retrenchment
curtailment
decuration|
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ reduction
reduction
&c.(contraction) 195
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ epitome
epitome
&c.(compendium) 596
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ elision
elision
ellipsis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ conciseness
conciseness
&c.(in style) 572
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ abridger
abridger
epitomist
epitomizer
PARAG:Shortness->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be short
be short
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ render short
render short
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shorten
shorten
curtail
abridge
abbreviate
take in
reduce
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ compress
compress
&c.(contract) 195
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ epitomize
epitomize
&c. 596
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ retrench
retrench
cut short
obtruncate
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ scrimp
scrimp
cut
chop up
hack
hew
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ cut down
cut down
pare down
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ clip
clip
dock
lop
prune
shear
shave
mow
reap
crop
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ snub
snub
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ truncate
truncate
pollard
stunt
nip
check the growth of
=>(in drawing)
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ in drawing
foreshorten
PARAG:Shortness->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ short
short
brief
curt
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ compendious
compendious
compact
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ stubby
stubby
scrimp
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ shorn
shorn
stubbed
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ stumpy
stumpy
thickset
pug
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ chunky
chunky
=>(U.S.)
decurtate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ retrousse
retrousse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ stocky
stocky
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ squab
squab
squabby
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ squat
squat
dumpy
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ little
little
&c. 193
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ curtailed of its fair proportions
curtailed of its fair proportions
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ short by
short by
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ oblate
oblate
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ concise
concise
&c. 572
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ summary
summary
PARAG:Shortness->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ shortly
shortly
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ in short
in short
&c.(concisely) 572

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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