suomi-englanti sanakirja

shorten englannista suomeksi

  1. lyhentää

  2. lyhetä, lyhentyä

  1. Verbi

  2. lyhentää

  3. lyhetä, lyhentyä

shorten englanniksi

  1. To make shorter; to abbreviate.

  2. 1877, (w), (w) Chapter 22

  3. York came round to our heads and shortened the rein himself, one hole I think; every little makes a difference, be it for better or worse, and that day we had a steep hill to go up.
  4. To become shorter.

  5. To make deficient (as to); to deprive (of).

  6. (RQ:Dryden Virgil)

  7. Spoiled of his nose, and shorten'd of his ears.
  8. To make short or friable, as pastry, with butter, lard, etc.

  9. To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.

  10. ''to shorten an allowance of food''

  11. 1699, (w), ''Dedication to His Grace the Duke of Ormond''

  12. Here, where the subject is so fruitful, I am shortened by my chain.
  13. 1858, George Borrow, ''The Romany Rye'' (volume 2, page 128)

  14. My grandfather, as I said before, was connected with a gang of shorters, and sometimes shortened money, (..)
  15. To take in the slack of (a rope).

  16. To reduce (sail) by taking it in.