abbreviate, abridge, abstract, accelerate, aggravate, be telegraphic, beef up, blow up, bob, boil down, brief, cake, candy, capsule, capsulize, circumscribe, clip, coarct, compact, complicate, compress, concentrate, concrete, congest, consolidate, constrict, constringe, contract, cram, cramp, crop, crowd, crystallize, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, cut off short, cut short, decrease, deepen, densen, densify, digest, distill, dock, double, draw, draw in, draw together, dribble, drip, dripple, drop, elide, enhance, epitomize, exacerbate, exaggerate, filter, foreshorten, granulate, gurgle, heat up, heighten, hop up, hot up, intensify, inventory, jam, jazz up, key up, knit, leach, lixiviate, magnify, make complex, minimize, mow, narrow, nip, nutshell, outline, percolate, poll, pollard, press, prune, pucker, pucker up, purse, ram down, ramify, reap, recap, recapitulate, redouble, reduce, reinforce, retrench, seep, set, sharpen, shave, shear, shorten, shrink, sketch, sketch out, snub, solidify, soup up, spurtle, squeeze, step up, strangle, strangulate, strengthen, stunt, sum, sum up, summarize, summate, sweat, synopsize, take a set, take in, telescope, thicken, trickle, trim, triple, truncate, waste no words, weep, whet, wrinkle
be concise, condense
, abridge, abstract, come to the point.
abridge, abstract, epitomize, summarize, make an abstract, prepare an abstract, draw an abstract, compile an abstract, recapitulate, review, skim, run over, sum up, abbreviate, condense
become small, become smaller, lessen, decrease, grow less, dwindle, shrink, contract, narrow, shrivel, collapse, wither, lose flesh, wizen, fall away, waste, wane, ebb, decay, be smaller than, fall short of, not come up to, render smaller, lessen, diminish, contract, draw in, narrow, coarctate, boil down, constrict, constringe, condense
, compress, squeeze, corrugate, crimp, crunch, crush, crumple up, warp, purse up, pack, squeeze, stow, pinch, tighten, strangle, cramp, dwarf, bedwarf, shorten, circumscribe, restrain, (subtraction) 38 abrade, pare, reduce, attenuate, rub down, scrape, file, file down, grind, grind down, chip, shave, shear, wear down.
be dense, become solid, render solid, solidify, solidate, concrete, set, take a set, consolidate, congeal, coagulate, curd, curdle, lopper, fix, clot, cake, candy, precipitate, deposit, cohere, crystallize, petrify, condense
, thicken, gel, inspissate, incrassate, compress, squeeze, ram down, constipate.
be fluid, flow, liquefy, melt, condense
render liquid, liquefy, run, deliquesce, melt, solve, dissolve, resolve, liquate, hold in solution, condense
, precipitate, rain.