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Prune vs Abridge - What's the difference?

prune | abridge |


In lang=en terms the difference between prune and abridge

is that prune is to remove excess material from a tree or shrub; to trim, especially to make more healthy or productive while abridge is to curtail .

As verbs the difference between prune and abridge

is that prune is to remove excess material from a tree or shrub; to trim, especially to make more healthy or productive while abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off
.

As a noun prune

is (obsolete) a plum.

Abridge vs Summarize - What's the difference?

abridge | summarize |


As verbs the difference between abridge and summarize

is that abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off while summarize is to prepare a summary of something.

Reduct vs Abridge - What's the difference?

reduct | abridge |


As verbs the difference between reduct and abridge

is that reduct is (obsolete|transitive) to reduce while abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off .

As a noun reduct

is (chemistry) a reducing agent.

Excerpt vs Abridge - What's the difference?

excerpt | abridge |


As verbs the difference between excerpt and abridge

is that excerpt is to select or copy sample material (excerpts) from a work while abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off .

As a noun excerpt

is a clip, snippet, passage or extract from a larger work such as a news article, a film, a literary composition or other media.

Abridge vs Alleviate - What's the difference?

abridge | alleviate | Related terms |

Abridge is a related term of alleviate.


In lang=en terms the difference between abridge and alleviate

is that abridge is to curtail while alleviate is to make less severe, as a pain or difficulty.

As verbs the difference between abridge and alleviate

is that abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off
while alleviate is to make less severe, as a pain or difficulty.

Abridge vs Incur - What's the difference?

abridge | incur | Related terms |

Abridge is a related term of incur.


In lang=en terms the difference between abridge and incur

is that abridge is to curtail while incur is to render liable or subject to; to occasion.

As verbs the difference between abridge and incur

is that abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off
while incur is to bring upon oneself or expose oneself to, especially something inconvenient, harmful, or onerous; to become liable or subject to.

Crowd vs Abridge - What's the difference?

crowd | abridge | Related terms |

Crowd is a related term of abridge.


In lang=en terms the difference between crowd and abridge

is that crowd is to press by solicitation; to urge; to dun; hence, to treat discourteously or unreasonably while abridge is to curtail .

As verbs the difference between crowd and abridge

is that crowd is to press forward; to advance by pushing or crowd can be (obsolete|intransitive) to play on a crowd; to fiddle while abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off
.

As a noun crowd

is a group of people congregated or collected into a close body without order or crowd can be (obsolete) a crwth, an ancient celtic plucked string instrument.

Thicken vs Abridge - What's the difference?

thicken | abridge | Related terms |

Thicken is a related term of abridge.


In lang=en terms the difference between thicken and abridge

is that thicken is to make more frequent while abridge is to curtail .

As verbs the difference between thicken and abridge

is that thicken is to make thicker (in the sense of wider) while abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off
.

Circumscribe vs Abridge - What's the difference?

circumscribe | abridge | Synonyms |

Circumscribe is a synonym of abridge.


As verbs the difference between circumscribe and abridge

is that circumscribe is to draw a line around; to encircle while abridge is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off .

Abridge vs Confine - What's the difference?

abridge | confine | Related terms |

Abridge is a related term of confine.


As a verb abridge

is (archaic) to deprive; to cut off .

As an adjective confine is

stale.

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