curtail-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: abbreviate or make less

The game was curtailed due to lightning.
With this move, the government hopes to curtail the use of diet supplements.
Appropriate nutrition can curtail the bad effects of diabetes.
Would the U.S. economy gain or lose jobs if outsourcing were curtailed?

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: Cause_change_of_position_on_a_scale
PropBank: curtail.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2