Is SHORTEN a scrabble word?

Words with Friends :  YES

English International (SOWPODS) :  YES

Collins Scrabble Words :  YES

Official Tournament & Club Word List :  YES

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Letterpress Dictionary :  YES

Definitions for the word 'shorten'


  1. SHORTEN, edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate
  2. SHORTEN, reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
  3. SHORTEN, become short or shorter
  4. SHORTEN, make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration
  5. SHORTEN, make short or shorter
  6. SHORTEN, to become shorter
  7. SHORTEN, to make (something) shorter

Synonyms for 'shorten'

Antonyms for 'shorten'

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

How to use the word 'shorten' in a sentence

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

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