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Shorten (ខ្មែរ ~ English និងសំឡេង)

Shorten



Related forms — noun: shortener — verb: shorten
verbpast tense: shortened ; past participle: shortened ; present participle: shortening ;
1.
(TRANSITIVE) (To make or become shorter, to grow or become shorter) កាត់អោយខ្លី, បង្រួម, បំព្រួញ, បន្ថយ
Example: Mother shortened Bopha dress for her sister, the days begin to shorten in the fail.shorten a dress ធ្វើអោយខ្លី, បង្ខើច, shorten a string បង្រួញ, shorten an article សង្ខេប, កាត់អោយខ្លី, shorten pastry ដាក់ប៊ឺរខ្លាញ់ ។ល។
2.
(បច្ចេកទេស) បំព្រួញ, ធ្វើអោយខ្លី
3.
(INTRANSITIVE) (To become short or shorter) ទៅជាខ្លី, ឡើងខ្លី
4.
(វេជ្ជសាស្ត្រ) ធ្វើឲ្យខ្លី
ENGLISH MEANING
verbpast tense: shortened ; past participle: shortened ; present participle: shortening ;
1.
To make short or shorter in measure, extent, or time; as, to shorten distance; to shorten a road; to shorten days of calamity.
2.
To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen; to abridge; to curtail; to contract; as, to shorten work, an allowance of food, etc.
3.
To make deficient (as to); to deprive; -- with of.
4.
To make short or friable, as pastry, with butter, lard, pot liquor, or the like.
5.
(INTRANSITIVE) To become short or shorter; as, the day shortens in northern latitudes from June to December; a metallic rod shortens by cold.