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truncate

trun·cate

truncate

 
pronunciation:
truhng keIt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, adjective
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: truncated, truncates, truncating
definition 1: to cut off short; shorten.
synonyms:
abbreviate, cut, foreshorten, shorten
antonyms:
extend, lengthen
similar words:
abridge, bob, chop off, condense, crop, curtail, hack, lop, pare, prune, shear off, trim
definition 2: to cut off a point or edge of (a gemstone) to create a new facet.
synonyms:
facet
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: having a part cut off; shortened; truncated.
synonyms:
abbreviated, shortened
similar words:
cropped, cut, shorn
definition 2: square or lacking an apex at the end, as if cut off transversely.
a truncate seashella truncate leaf
derivations: truncately (adv.), truncation (n.)