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truncate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of truncate

  1. to make less in extent or duration a truncated version of the 11 o'clock newscast followed the awards show, which ran over its time slot—as it always does Synonyms of truncate abbreviate, abridge, curtail, cut back, dock, elide, syncopate, shortenWords Related to truncate abstract, digest, encapsulate, epitomize, recapitulate, summarize, sum up; abate, compress, constrict, contract, cut, cut down, pare, prune, trim; decrease, de-escalate, deflate, diminish, downsize, dwindle, lessen, lower, moderate, modify, reduce, retrench, shrink, slash, subtract (from), taperNear Antonyms of truncate enlarge, expand, supplement; add, aggrandize, amplify, augment, balloon, boost, dilate, escalate, heighten, increase, maximize, pump up, raise; blow up, distend, inflate, swellAntonyms of truncate elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract

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