Definition of truncate


  • terminating abruptly by having or as if having an end or point cut off; "a truncate leaf", "truncated volcanic mountains", "a truncated pyramid". Synonyms: truncated.


  • replace a corner by a plane.
  • approximate by ignoring all terms beyond a chosen one; "truncate a series".
  • make shorter as if by cutting off; "truncate a word", "Erosion has truncated the ridges of the mountains". Synonyms: cut short.

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Rhymes with truncate

abbreviate, abdicate, abrogate, accelerate, acclimate, accommodate, accumulate, acetate, activate, adequate, adjudicate, administrate, adulate, adulterate, advocate, affiliate, agglomerate, agglutinate, aggravate, agitate.

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truncated, truncates.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • truncate is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 10 points
  • truncate is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 10 points
  • truncate is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 13 points
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