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Definitions and Synonyms of foreshorten | Another word for foreshorten | What is foreshorten?

Definition 1: reduce in scope while retaining essential elements - [verb of change]

Samples where foreshorten or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The manuscript must be shortened

Synonyms for foreshorten in the sense of this definition

(foreshorten is a kind of ...) make smaller

"He decreased his staff"

(... is a kind of foreshorten ) edit by omitting or modifying parts considered indelicate

"bowdlerize a novel"

(... is a kind of foreshorten ) make more concise

"condense the contents of a book into a summary"

(foreshorten has a similar meaning as ...) cut and assemble the components of

"edit film" "cut recording tape"

Definition 2: shorten lines in a drawing so as to create an illusion of depth - [verb of change]

(foreshorten is a kind of ...) make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration

"He shortened his trip due to illness"

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