171 -Curtail

curtail : Verb

  1. curtail something to limit something or make it last for a shorter time (Oxford)

2. to stop something before it is finished, or to reduce or limit something (Cambridge)

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Sentence (s)

  1. Spending on books has been severely curtailed. (Oxford)
  2. The lecture was curtailed by the fire alarm going off. (Oxford)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • severely curtailed
  • lecture was curtailed by the fire alarm

Synonym(s)

  1. Cut back
  2. Decrease

Antonym(s)

  1. Develop
  2. Expand

Word Family

  1. Curtailment