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Verbs (4)

cut short, truncate
v. make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word"; "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains"
truncate
v. approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one; "truncate a series"
truncate
v. during conversion of data, to cut off digits or characters from an item of data without considering the accuracy of the remaining characters

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Adjectives (2)

truncated, truncate
adj. terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf"; "truncated volcanic mountains"; "a truncated pyramid"

Fuzzynyms (38)

maim
v. injure or wound seriously and leave permanent disfiguration or mutilation; "people were maimed by the explosion"
pare down, pare
v. decrease gradually or bit by bit
foreshorten
v. shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth
cut up, mangle, mutilate
v. destroy or injure severely; "The madman mutilates art work"
cut off, amputate
v. remove surgically; "amputate limbs"
chop up, chop
v. cut into pieces; "Chop wood"; "chop meat"
break off, cut off, knap, chip
v. break a small piece off from; "chip the glass"; "chip a tooth"
disjoint, disjoin
v. become separated, disconnected or disjoint
detach
v. separate (a small unit) from a larger, especially for a special assignment; "detach a regiment"
come away, come off, detach
v. come to be detached; "His retina detached and he had to be rushed into surgery"
trim, shave
v. cut closely; "trim my beard"
discerp, lop, sever
v. cut off from a whole; "His head was severed from his body"; "The soul discerped from the body"
dismember
v. separate the limbs from the body; "the tiger dismembered the tourist"
discerp, take apart, dismember
v. divide into pieces; "our department was dismembered when our funding dried up"; "The Empire was discerped after the war"
abridged
adj. (used of texts) shortened by condensing or rewriting; "an abridged version"
concise
adj. expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
summary, succinct, compact, compendious
adj. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
sententious
adj. abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing; "too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
direct
adj. moving from west to east on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in the same direction as the Earth

Synonyms (6)

close
adj. used of hair or haircuts; "a close military haircut"
curtal
adj. (obsolete) cut short; "a dog with a curtal tail"
mini
adj. used of women's clothing; very short with hemline above the knee; "a mini dress"; "miniskirts"
shortish
adj. somewhat short
shortened, telescoped
adj. 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"

Antonyms (1)

lengthen
v. make longer; "Lengthen this skirt, please"

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