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English adjective: truncate

1. truncate terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off


SamplesA truncate leaf.
Truncated volcanic mountains.
A truncated pyramid.


Synonymstruncated


Similarshort


Antonymslong


English verb: truncate

1. truncate (possession) replace a corner by a plane


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)exchange, interchange, replace, substitute


Domain categorygeometry

2. truncate (cognition) approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one


SamplesTruncate a series.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)approximate, estimate, gauge, guess, judge


Domain categorymath, mathematics, maths

3. truncate (change) make shorter as if by cutting off


SamplesTruncate a word.
Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains.


Synonymscut short


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)shorten


Entailchop off, cut off, lop off









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