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Synonyms for outline
ˈaʊtˌlaɪn

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. outline, lineation(noun)

    the line that appears to bound an object

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

  2. outline, synopsis, abstract, precis(noun)

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

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

  3. outline, schema, scheme(verb)

    a schematic or preliminary plan

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

  4. sketch, outline, adumbrate(verb)

    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, outline(verb)

    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, outline(verb)

    trace the shape of

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. outline(n.)

    Synonyms:
    contour

  2. outline(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. outline(n)

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

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How to use outline in a sentence?

  1. Guy Liany:

    We map all the geographical elements, the paths, the plots, interest points, everything that depicts the outline of the cemetery.

  2. Cabinet Office:

    Not only are we not asking for a longer transition period but the EU has always been very clear that you can't use Article 50 to talk about the long-term future relationship, there is a withdrawal agreement that talks about a period up until the end of 2020, then what we will be seeking to have agreed in clear outline .... over the ensuing period is the big treaty that sets the terms of the future relationship.

  3. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The outline that we will submit assures a competitive price and prevents the possibility of price gouging, for their part, the private companies need to know that we will not compromise on the rights due to the state from its gas treasures. This is the right and necessary balance that we will advance as quickly as possible.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    One cannot always consider, Tit for Tat, in an ugly and antagonistic sense since mutual Sex and Kissing, in whatever way, outline Tit for Tat automatically as well; however, in a sweet notion.

  5. Aston Martin:

    Yes, there are discussions on with Aston Martin. Yes, there is excitement on both sides, but it still has to go through due process before we agree and shake hands on a concept, whatever that concept may be ... we have not exchanged anything in terms of an outline or draft contracts.


Translations for outline

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  • الخطوط العريArabic
  • obrysCzech
  • Kontur, UmrissGerman
  • resumir, delinear, contorno, esbozoSpanish
  • yleiskuvaus, suuntaviivat, hahmotelma, ääriviiva, hahmotella, vetää yhteen, yhteenveto, juoniFinnish
  • ébauche, entourer, silhouette, résumé, esquisse, contour, aperçu, synopsisFrench
  • מתאר, תמצית, קו מתאר, תוואיHebrew
  • रूपरेखाHindi
  • körvonalaz, vázlat, körvonalHungarian
  • contornoItalian
  • 荒筋, 概略, 輪郭, 概要, あらまし, 外形, 要旨, 中抜き, 粗筋, 輪郭描写, 主旨Japanese
  • huaMāori
  • omtrekDutch
  • resumo, contornoPortuguese
  • очерчивать, очертание, набросок, описать, очертить, контур, описыватьRussian
  • kantlinje, konturSwedish
  • taslakTurkish

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