Hindi translation of 'shorten'
shorten /ˈʃɔːtən ˈशॉटन्/
Word forms: shortens, shortening, shortened
1. transitive or intransitive verb
If you shorten an event or the length of time that something lasts, or if it shortens, it does not last as long as it would otherwise do or as it used to do.
कम करना/कम होना
Smoking can shorten your life.
The days shorten in winter.
2. transitive or intransitive verb
If you shorten an object, or if it shortens, it becomes smaller in length.
छोटा करना/छोटा होना
She's having an operation to shorten her nose.
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Example Sentences Including 'shorten'
If he's going to take that kind of risk, why not empty the magazine and shorten the odds?A Nasty Dose of Death
He is not only proposing to shorten the stage in order to cram in more seats, but guess whom he has booked to perform next week?THE RIVAL QUEENS: A Countess Ashby de la Zouche Mystery (2002)
It is some miles, but you shall have rest at the end of it, and it will shorten your journey tomorrow.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
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Translation of shorten from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary