- v. Simple past tense and past participle of shorten.
- adj. cut short
- adj. cut short in duration
- adj. with parts removed
- adj. shortened by or as if by means of parts that slide one within another or are crushed one into another
“And except those days should be shortened, there should no flesh be saved: but for the elect's sake, those days shall be shortened_. ”
“After serving a quarter of his sentence, Katsav could become eligible for short furloughs and even apply to have his term shortened.”
“Only in the sixth edition published in 1872 was the title shortened to exclude the “on” as a capitulation to reality since so many people by that point had already been misquoting the title.”
“Ernest King, was COMINCH, or simply commander-in-chief, a title shortened right after Pearl Harbor from its unfortunate predecessor, CINCUS, pronounced “Sink us.””
“The bank boss apparently despises having his name shortened so much that he is know as James "don't call me Jim" Gorman.”
“Last year's Zack and Miri Make a Porno was subject to much controversy and some ads for the movie ran with the title shortened to "Zak and Miri".”
“Butoh is a term shortened from ''ankoko butoh,'' which means ''dance of utter darkness.'”
“You might have your term shortened on account of good conduct if you would only behave," suggested Peggy, whose reserve was beginning to soften.”
“Ra-Moses had his name shortened, which is common usage, today.”
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