Abridgment : Synonyms and Antonyms


( Noun )

The act of
abridgment of the holy books is not liked by the respective religious scholars.


1. abbreviation

2. epitome

3. summary

4. abstract

5. compendium

6. outline

7. synopsis

8. analysis

9. digest

Contextual Examples:

In Chemistry, the use of
abbreviations helps solve the chemical equations.

We may have an
epitome of religion but not its abridgement.

An investigator can
analyze the data and reach a conclusion where others get confused.

abstract or digest is an independent statement of what the book contains.

summary is the most condensed statement of results or conclusions.

This is an
abridged form of The Webster’s Dictionary.

My uncle is very fond of English Literature. He keeps a
compendium of English Literature always with him.

In an essay one should first give the
synopsis and then the description.


1. elaborate

2. expand

3. dissect

4. elongate

Contextual Examples:

This book beautifully
elaborates the theory of business cycle.

This is an
expanded version of Ramayana.

Unless we
dissect the basic constituents of this statement, we can not get at an accurate conclusion.

The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

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