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Verbs (3)

v. make short or shorter; "shorten the skirt"; "shorten the rope by a few inches"
v. become short or shorter; "In winter, the days shorten"
v. make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration; "He shortened his trip due to illness"

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Fuzzynyms (13)

take away, remove
v. get rid of something abstract; "The death of her mother removed the last obstacle to their marriage"; "God takes away your sins"
v. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
make pure, distill, sublimate, purify
v. remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"
v. rid of impurities; "purge the water"; "purge your mind"
v. free from Nazi ideology or detach from Nazi allegiance; "Germany was denazified after WW II"; "The highest judges were never denazified"
free, justify, absolve
v. let off the hook; "I absolve you from this responsibility"
v. remove by cutting; "The surgeon excised the tumor"

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Antonyms (3)

v. become long or longer; "In Spring, the days lengthen"
v. make longer; "Lengthen this skirt, please"
v. prolong the time allowed for payment of; "extend the loan"


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