The word “abbreviating” has 5 syllables: ab-brev-i-a-ting.

It's pronounced as /əˈbriːvieɪtɪŋ/.

What is synonym and antonym for abbreviating?

In the thesaurus, “abbreviating” has 6 synonyms and 11 antonyms.

Here are synonyms and antonyms for abbreviating along with examples of usage in sentences.

Synonyms for abbreviating

  • decrease
  • deflation
  • recession
  • reduction
  • shortening
  • shrinkage

Antonyms for abbreviating

  • adding
  • elongating
  • enlargement
  • enlarging
  • expanding
  • extending
  • increase
  • increasing
  • lengthening
  • prolonging
  • supplementing

Meanings of abbreviating

  • verb
    1. To shorten by omitting parts or details.
    2. To speak or write in a brief manner.
    3. To make shorter; to shorten (in time); to abridge; to shorten by ending sooner than planned.
    4. To reduce a word or phrase by means of contraction or omission to a shorter recognizable form.
    5. To reduce to lower terms, as a fraction.

Example Sentences

  • The author is skilled at abbreviating technical concepts for a broader audience.
  • The teacher emphasized the importance of correctly abbreviating terms in scientific writing.
  • The software's auto-suggest feature assists users in efficiently abbreviating their messages.
  • In the interest of time, the speaker is considering abbreviating certain sections of the presentation.
  • The editorial team is proficient in abbreviating articles while preserving the original meaning.

On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, or another words to abbreviating, such as: adding, decrease, deflation, elongating, enlargement, enlarging, expanding.

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