Synonyms for foreshorten

Synonyms for (verb) foreshorten

Synonyms: abbreviate, abridge, contract, cut, reduce, foreshorten, shorten

Definition: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements

Usage: The manuscript must be shortened

Similar words: lessen, minify, decrease

Definition: make smaller

Usage: He decreased his staff


Synonyms: foreshorten

Definition: shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth

Similar words: shorten

Definition: make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration

Usage: He shortened his trip due to illness