Synonyms for curtail

Synonyms for (verb) curtail

Synonyms: curb, curtail, cut back, restrict

Definition: place restrictions on

Usage: curtail drinking in school

Similar words: circumscribe, limit, confine

Definition: restrict or confine, "I limit you to two visits to the pub a day"

Synonyms: curtail, cut short, clip

Definition: terminate or abbreviate before its intended or proper end or its full extent

Usage: My speech was cut short; Personal freedom is curtailed in many countries

Similar words: shorten

Definition: make shorter than originally intended; reduce or retrench in length or duration

Usage: He shortened his trip due to illness

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