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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. Sam Therrell:

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

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Fools can't understand even the gist by reading repeatedly the whole book; wise could comprehend easily its content by seeing merely its cover title and the character of its writer.

  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. Anne Quito:

    The gist of the story was : Maybe we've graduated from so-called' chop-suey fonts,' which originated in the early 19th century right as a pastiche of an unknown land, now we've arrived at a very kind of globalized state. We know each other, we know the Chinese as traditional but also modern, we have a more nuanced view of the world. So perhaps we can retire these fonts. Or maybe we can use them in conjunction with other typefaces.

  5. Prof.Salam Al Shereida:

    The gist of diplomacy is choosing what not to do.

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