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shorten
[ˈʃɔːtn] [ˈʃɔːrtn]

  • vt. 缩短;减少;变短
  • vi. 缩短;变短

[ 过去式 shortened 过去分词 shortened 现在分词 shortening 第三人称单数 shortens ]

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  减低

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  弄短

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  减少

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短语

Shorten Lifespan 缩短寿命

Bill Shorten 比尔·肖滕

Url Shorten 网址缩短服务

shorten to 压缩到

shorten pull 缩短划水路线

shorten process 缩短工艺

shorten draw 拉缩

effectively shorten 有效缩短

greatly shorten 大大缩短

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shorten [ 'ʃɔ:tən ]

  • v.
    • make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration

      "He shortened his trip due to illness"

    • reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

      "The manuscript must be shortened"

      同义词: abridge foreshorten abbreviate cut contract reduce

    • make short or shorter

      "shorten the skirt"; " shorten the rope by a few inches"

    • become short or shorter

      "In winter, the days shorten"

    • edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

      同义词: bowdlerize bowdlerise expurgate castrate

以上来源于: WordNet

 柯林斯英汉双解大词典 

shorten /ˈʃɔːtən/ TEM4 ( shortening, shortened, shortens )

  • 1. 

    V-T/V-I 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. 缩短

    例:

    Smoking can shorten your life.

    吸烟会缩短你的寿命。

    例:

    The trading day is shortened in observance of the Labour Day holiday.

    交易日为了庆祝劳动节而缩短。

  • 2. 

    V-T/V-I If you shorten an object or if it shortens, it becomes smaller in length. 使变短; 变短

    例:

    Her father paid $5,000 for an operation to shorten her nose.

    她父亲为一个缩短她的鼻子的手术花了$5000。

  • 3. 

    V-T If you shorten a name or other word, you change it by removing some of the letters. 缩写

    例:

    Originally called Lili, she eventually shortened her name to Lee.

    她原本叫莉莉,最后她把名字缩写成了莉。

同近义词同根词词语辨析

词根: short

adj.

short 短的;不足的;急速的;唐突的

shortish 显得短的;稍短的

adv.

short 不足;突然;唐突地

shortly 立刻;简短地;唐突地

n.

short 短;缺乏;短路;短裤

shortage 缺乏,缺少;不足

shortening 缩短;起酥油;缩略词

shortener 缩短器;搅面机;油缩机

v.

shortening 缩短(shorten的ing形式)

  shorten, abridge, abbreviate, cut

这组词都有“缩短”的意思,其区别是:

shorten 通常指缩短时间、尺寸或过程。

abridge 多指对书籍的删节或缩短,删去不重要部分而保存其精华。

abbreviate 指省去应有的或后续的部分,从而使整体缩短。也可指缩短时间。

cut 普通用词,指任何缩短而缩减的过程。

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双语例句原声例句权威例句

  • Shorten your stride.

    缩短跨步

    article.yeeyan.org

  • You only have to shorten the name you have.

    只要缩短名字就好啦。

    www.hjenglish.com

  • Minor accidents can shorten the life of a car.

    事故缩短汽车寿命

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更多双语例句
  • "There is increased evidence that it helps shorten the duration of the common cold sometimes even by two to three days."

    VOA: special.2011.04.20

  • That's the harmonic series that's on that, and what the valves do is they shorten and lengthen that vibrating column of air very much like the cello string on the fingerboard.

    这就是圆号上的泛音列,活瓣的作用是增长或减短,空气柱的高度,很像大提琴指板上的弦

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  • Members of Congress from Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi are appealing to the administration to shorten the six-month moratorium.

    VOA: special.2010.06.19

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