Definitions For Shorten


  • Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
  • Reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  • Become short or shorter
  • Make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
  • Make short or shorter
  • To become shorter
  • To make (something) shorter

Is Shorten a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Shorten is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Shorten in a Sentence

  • shorten a pair of pants
  • He had to shorten the speech.
  • “Franklin D. Roosevelt” is often shortened to “FDR.”

Synonyms for Shorten

Antonyms for Shorten

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