# truncate-v; 2 Senses

### Sense Number 1: to shorten or remove part of an object, or geometrical shape

__Examples:__

To truncate a word, add an asterisk at the end of the word.

The original design was truncated due to a reduction in funding.

An impressive tower, now somewhat truncated, rose above the building.

The label must be truncated to fit width of image.

She truncates the corner of the crystal, thus replacing it with a plane.

__Mappings:__

VerbNet: NP

FrameNet: NP

PropBank: NM

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 3

### Sense Number 2: Shorten, round a number, mathematical truncation

Commentary:

NOTE: the patient of truncation in this case is mathematical, a number.

__Examples:__

The numbers 1.4142 and 1.4987 can both be truncated to 1.4.

__Mappings:__

VerbNet: NP

FrameNet: NP

PropBank: truncate.01

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 2