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Detailed Translations for abbreviate from English to French


to abbreviate verb (abbreviates, abbreviated, abbreviating)

  1. to abbreviate (shorten)
    abréger; réduire; résumer; raccourcir; écourter
    • abréger verb (abrège, abrèges, abrégeons, abrégez, )
    • réduire verb (réduis, réduit, réduisons, réduisez, )
    • résumer verb (résume, résumes, résumons, résumez, )
    • raccourcir verb (raccourcis, raccourcit, raccourcissons, raccourcissez, )
    • écourter verb (écourte, écourtes, écourtons, écourtez, )

Conjugations for abbreviate:

  1. abbreviate
  2. abbreviate
  3. abbreviates
  4. abbreviate
  5. abbreviate
  6. abbreviate
simple past
  1. abbreviated
  2. abbreviated
  3. abbreviated
  4. abbreviated
  5. abbreviated
  6. abbreviated
present perfect
  1. have abbreviated
  2. have abbreviated
  3. has abbreviated
  4. have abbreviated
  5. have abbreviated
  6. have abbreviated
past continuous
  1. was abbreviating
  2. were abbreviating
  3. was abbreviating
  4. were abbreviating
  5. were abbreviating
  6. were abbreviating
  1. shall abbreviate
  2. will abbreviate
  3. will abbreviate
  4. shall abbreviate
  5. will abbreviate
  6. will abbreviate
continuous present
  1. am abbreviating
  2. are abbreviating
  3. is abbreviating
  4. are abbreviating
  5. are abbreviating
  6. are abbreviating
  1. be abbreviated
  2. be abbreviated
  3. be abbreviated
  4. be abbreviated
  5. be abbreviated
  6. be abbreviated
  1. abbreviate!
  2. let's abbreviate!
  3. abbreviated
  4. abbreviating
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for abbreviate:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
abréger abbreviate; shorten abridge; cut down; cut short; shorten
raccourcir abbreviate; shorten abridge; clip; crop; curtail; cut; cut close; cut down; cut short; economise; economize; just stay for a while; make short; minimise; minimize; pare; reduce; save; scale down; shorten; skim; trim
réduire abbreviate; shorten abridge; be shortcoming; boil down; clip; collapse; concentrate; condense; convert; crop; curtail; cut down; cut short; decline; decrease; diminish; dwindle; economise; economize; go down; go thieving; lessen; make smaller; mark down; minimise; minimize; moderate; reduce; regress; remove; save; scale down; shorten; shrink; shrink away; sink; take away; thicken; trim; use sparingly; wain; waining
résumer abbreviate; shorten condense; excerpt; extract; exurpt; make an excerpt from; make an extract from; outline; recapitulate; shorten; sum up; summarise; summarize; take up the thread of one's narrative
écourter abbreviate; shorten abridge; clip; crop; curtail; cut down; cut short; minimise; minimize; reduce; scale down; shorten; trim
- abridge; contract; cut; foreshorten; reduce; shorten

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Related Definitions for "abbreviate":

  1. shorten1
  2. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements1

Wiktionary Translations for abbreviate:

  1. to make shorter
Cross Translation:
abbreviate abréger abbreviierentransitiv, Linguistik: in Schrift und Druck abkürzen oder durch ein Zeichen ersetzen