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Synonyms for gist
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. effect, essence, burden, core, gist(noun)

    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-gritty(noun)

    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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gist

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gist(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. gist(n)

    Synonyms:
    core, substance, pith, marrow, essence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    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 Tonja Carter condition, they were restricting visits to Tonja Carter very closest friends.

  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 her condition, they were restricting visits to her very closest friends, watchman.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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