Synonyms for telescope

Synonyms for (noun) telescope

Synonyms: telescope, scope

Definition: a magnifier of images of distant objects

Similar words: magnifier

Definition: a scientific instrument that magnifies an image

Synonyms for (verb) telescope

Synonyms: telescope

Definition: make smaller or shorter

Usage: the novel was telescoped into a short play

Similar words: concentrate, condense, digest

Definition: make more concise

Usage: condense the contents of a book into a summary

Synonyms: telescope

Definition: crush together or collapse

Usage: In the accident, the cars telescoped; my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack

Similar words: mash, crush, squash, squeeze, squelch

Definition: to compress with violence, out of natural shape or condition

Usage: crush an aluminum can; squeeze a lemon

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