Synonyms of 'abridgment'
in the sense of condensation
a condensation of a book that offers ten ways to be a better manager
in the sense of conspectus
a survey or summary
in the sense of contraction
a shortening of a word or group of words, often marked by an apostrophe, for example I've come for I have come
`It's' is a contraction of `it is'.
in the sense of curtailment
He supports the curtailment of military spending.
in the sense of decrease
There has been a decrease in the number of young unemployed people.
in the sense of digest
a shortened version of a book, report, or article
a regular digest of environmental statistics
in the sense of diminution
reduction in size, volume, intensity, or importance
The president has accepted a diminution of his original powers.
in the sense of lessening
a lessening of tension on the border
in the sense of outline
a general explanation or description of something, which does not give all the details
There follows an outline of the survey findings.
Thesaurus for abridgment from the Collins English Thesaurus