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Definition of Abbreviate

Abbreviate
Abbreviate Ab*bre"vi*ate, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Abbreviated; p. pr. & vb. n. Abbreviating.] [L. abbreviatus, p. p. of abbreviare; ad + breviare to shorten, fr. brevis short. See Abridge.] 1. To make briefer; to shorten; to abridge; to reduce by contraction or omission, especially of words written or spoken. It is one thing to abbreviate by contracting, another by cutting off. --Bacon. 2. (Math.) To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction.
Abbreviate
Abbreviate Ab*bre"vi*ate, a. [L. abbreviatus, p. p.] 1. Abbreviated; abridged; shortened. [R.] ``The abbreviate form.' --Earle. 2. (Biol.) Having one part relatively shorter than another or than the ordinary type.
Abbreviate
Abbreviate Ab*bre"vi*ate, n. An abridgment. [Obs.] --Elyot.

Meaning of Abbreviate from wikipedia

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