Translation of "abbreviate" - English-German dictionary

abbreviate

verb /əˈbriːvieit/

to shorten (a word, phrase etc)

abkürzen
Frederick is often abbreviated to Fred.
abbreviation noun

a shortened form of a word etc

die Abkürzung
Sub is an abbreviation of submarine.

(Translation of “abbreviate” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)