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Synonyms for gist
dʒɪstgist

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  1. gist

    Synonyms:
    essence, pith, marrow, substance, kernel, force, main point

    Antonyms:
    surplusage, redundancy, additament, environment, accessories, garb, clothing

Princeton's WordNet

  1. effect, essence, burden, core, gistnoun

    the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

    Synonyms:
    substance, loading, perfume, meat, centre, burden, center, consequence, core, marrow, load, sum, impression, event, heart and soul, core group, upshot, effect, nub, kernel, nitty-gritty, inwardness, pith, heart, nucleus, onus, essence, magnetic core, outcome, encumbrance, issue, force, incumbrance, result

  2. kernel, substance, core, center, centre, essence, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-grittynoun

    the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience

    "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"

    Synonyms:
    affection, summation, warmness, sum of money, sum total, means, affectionateness, substance, center of attention, center field, content, nucleus, plaza, meaning, meat, bone marrow, centre, burden, stub, center, tenderness, snapper, core, totality, marrow, heart and soul, sum, fondness, total, nerve, core group, internality, marrow squash, nerve center, shopping center, aggregate, nub, join, kernel, nitty-gritty, union, spirit, centerfield, warmheartedness, nerve centre, inwardness, centre of attention, pith, heart, shopping mall, nubble, bosom, mall, essence, ticker, message, pump, magnetic core, effect, mettle, shopping centre, perfume, spunk, philia, subject matter, amount of money, midpoint, vegetable marrow, eye, amount, middle

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gistnoun

    Synonyms:
    essence, pith, marrow, substance, main point

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gistnoun

    Synonyms:
    core, substance, pith, marrow, essence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "gist":

    essence, spirit

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. GIST

    Synonyms:
    Gastrointestinal stromal tumour; gastrointestinal autonomic nerve tumour, gastrointestinal mesenchymal tumour, GIST tumour, plexosarcoma

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How to use gist in a sentence?

  1. Adrian Peterson:

    It’s blown out of proportion, me and the wife got into an argument on the plane. That was pretty much the gist of it. I ended up grabbing her hand and taking her ring off her finger. She did n’t press any charges. The state of California pressed charges because there was a scratch on her hand.

  2. Bobby Jindal:

    The gist of what Mayor Giuliani said -- that the President has shown himself to be completely unable to speak the truth about the nature of the threats from these ISIS terrorists — is true.

  3. Sam Therrell:

    The gist of it was that due to Tonja Carter condition, they were restricting visits to Tonja Carter very closest friends.

  4. Tony Finau:

    The gist of basically what he said was I’m cheering you guys on, I’m right there with you and go fight and make us proud, we were able to do that, and if TW’s watching, thanks for that text, brother, I think it helps us a lot.

  5. Don Spencer:

    What we want to clarify in their gist is, they make a statement that a person would be able to carry a firearm on campus or college university, which is grotesquely inaccurate.


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