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Synonyms for outline
ˈaʊtˌlaɪnout·line

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. outline

    An abridgment gives the most important portions of a work substantially as they stand. An outline or synopsis is a kind of sketch closely following the plan. An abstract or digest is an independent statement of what the book contains. An analysis draws out the chief thoughts or arguments, whether expressed or implied. A summary is the most condensed statement of results or conclusions. An epitome, compend, or compendium is a condensed view of a subject, whether derived from a previous publication or not. We may have an abridgment of a dictionary, but not an analysis, abstract, digest, or summary. We may have an epitome of religion, a compendium of English literature, but not an abridgment. Compare ABBREVIATION.

    Synonyms:
    abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, analysis, compend, compendium, digest, epitome, summary, synopsis

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. outline

    Synonyms:
    delineation, sketch, contour, draft, plan

    Antonyms:
    form, substance, figure, object, subject, field, ground, bulk, space

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outline, lineationnoun

    the line that appears to bound an object

    Synonyms:
    lineation, schema, scheme, precis, synopsis, abstract

  2. outline, synopsis, abstract, precisnoun

    a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

    Synonyms:
    lineation, abstraction, abstract, scheme, synopsis, precis, schema

  3. outline, schema, schemeverb

    a schematic or preliminary plan

    Synonyms:
    lineation, strategy, abstract, scheme, dodging, synopsis, precis, schema, system, dodge

  4. sketch, outline, adumbrateverb

    describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of

    "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"

    Synonyms:
    sketch, limn, adumbrate, intimate, insinuate, draft, delineate, chalk out

  5. draft, outlineverb

    draw up an outline or sketch for something

    "draft a speech"

    Synonyms:
    draught, sketch, muster in, blueprint, adumbrate, draft, enlist, delineate, limn

  6. delineate, limn, outlineverb

    trace the shape of

    Synonyms:
    delimitate, portray, line, describe, limn, depict, draft, adumbrate, delimit, delineate, trace, specify, define, draw, sketch

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. outlinenoun

    Synonyms:
    contour

  2. outlinenoun

    Synonyms:
    sketch, plan, draft, delineation, drawing, rough draft

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. outlinenoun

    Synonyms:
    contour, circumference, periphery, profile, sketch, draught, scenario

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How to use outline in a sentence?

  1. Vince Lombardi:

    Coaches who can outline plays on a black board are a dime a dozen. The ones who win get inside their player and motivate.

  2. Roberto Cadiz:

    We hope to be able to outline a minimum core of rights and duties relevant to climate justice.

  3. Nicky Grimaldi:

    Grimaldi explained. The X-ray revealed several figures, including the outline of what could be one of the three wise men. Also visible is the outline of a baby in a manger with a halo around its head. MASSIVE, 2,034-FOOT ASTEROID WILL ZOOM PAST EARTH JUST AFTER CHRISTMAS X-rays of a medieval painting revealed a Nativity scene that was painted over centuries ago. (Northumbria University and The Bowes Museum) It was common practice to apply gold leaf to these type[s] of religious paintings and in the x-ray, we can see that gold is present in the halo around the babys head.

  4. The State Department:

    As travelers face ongoing risks due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of State will begin updating Our Advisories this week to better reflect the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's( CDC) science-based Travel Health Notices that outline current issues affecting travelers' health, our Advisories also take into account logistical factors, including in-country testing availability and current travel restrictions for U.S. citizens.

  5. Dave Brailsford:

    That's the plan at the minute. The season-long plan was Tour, on to the Olympics and on after that to the Vuelta. That's still the outline at the minute, as we go through the next phase with the Olympics, we will assess it as we go along. All being well, that's what we will be doing.


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  • الخطوط العريArabic
  • obrysCzech
  • Umriss, KonturGerman
  • resumir, contorno, esbozo, delinearSpanish
  • suuntaviivat, yhteenveto, vetää yhteen, hahmotelma, juoni, ääriviiva, hahmotella, yleiskuvausFinnish
  • synopsis, résumé, esquisse, contour, aperçu, ébauche, silhouette, entourerFrench
  • תוואי, מתאר, קו מתאר, תמציתHebrew
  • रूपरेखाHindi
  • vázlat, körvonal, körvonalazHungarian
  • contornoItalian
  • 中抜き, 要旨, 主旨, 粗筋, 輪郭描写, 概略, 荒筋, 輪郭, 概要, あらまし, 外形Japanese
  • huaMāori
  • omtrekDutch
  • resumo, contornoPortuguese
  • очертить, контур, описать, набросок, очертание, очерчивать, описыватьRussian
  • kontur, kantlinjeSwedish
  • taslakTurkish

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