Textual thesaurus for "shortened"

(adj) cut

with parts removed

the drastically cut film

(adj) sawed-off, sawn-off

cut short

a sawed-off shotgun; a sawed-off broomstick; the shortened rope was easier to use

(adj) telescoped

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

(adj) abbreviated, truncated

cut short in duration

the abbreviated speech; her shortened life was clearly the result of smoking; an unsatisfactory truncated conversation