How to use Abridge in a sentence
He wrote because he liked to write; he did not abridge, because he cared not to abridge.
Alcuin (q.v.) does nothing more in his Dialectic than abridge Boetius and the other commentators.
Immediately afterward he was a member of a commission appointed "to revise the laws in force in the state; to select, abridge, alter and digest them, so as to be accommodated to the present government."
Each light body acts as abridge between the worlds and creates a personal connection to expanded states of consciousness.
So little was the collection considered as a literary work with a definite text that every one assumed a right to abridge or enlarge, to insert ideas of his own, or fresh scriptural quotations; nor were the scribes and translators by any means scrupulous about the names of natural objects, and even the passages from Holy Writ.Advertisement
The evils attendant on this system were found to be so great that the Pluralities Act 1838 was passed to abridge the holding of benefices in plurality, and it was enacted that no person should hold under any circumstances more than two benefices, and this privilege was made subject to the restriction that his benefices were within ten statute miles of each other.