Synonyms for shortening

Synonyms for (noun) shortening

Synonyms: shortening

Definition: act of decreasing in length

Usage: the dress needs shortening

Similar words: decrease, diminution, reduction, step-down

Definition: the act of decreasing or reducing something

Synonyms: shortening

Definition: fat such as butter or lard used in baked goods

Similar words: edible fat

Definition: oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue

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