Definition Of abbreviate
shorten (a word, phrase, or text).
the business of artists and repertory, commonly abbreviated to A&R
Example Of abbreviate
Around this time she met the famous photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson and abbreviated her name to Dora Maar.
‘You are so used to abbreviating things, you just start doing it unconsciously on schoolwork and reports and other things,’ said a student in New Jersey.
Due to the large numbers of those indicted, the court clerks eventually tired of writing the charge in full and began to abbreviate it.
Europeans abbreviate dates in reverse, and doing it wrong could invalidate your card.
Here we greatly abbreviate our summary of the book to focus on its limitations.