E·pit·o·mize v. t. [imp. & p. p. Epitomized p. pr. & vb. n. Epitomizing.]
1. To make an epitome of; to shorten or abridge, as a writing or discourse; to reduce within a smaller space; as, to epitomize the works of Justin.
2. To diminish, as by cutting off something; to curtail; as, to epitomize words. [Obs.]