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sɪˈnɒp sɪssyn·op·sis

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  1. synopsisnoun

    abridgment, summary, abstract, outline, overview, conspectus

  2. synopsisnoun

    A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.

    summary, conspectus, outline, abstract, overview, abridgment

  3. synopsisnoun

    A prayer book for use by the laity of the church.

    overview, conspectus, summary, outline, abstract, abridgment

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. synopsis

    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.

    abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, analysis, compend, compendium, digest, epitome, outline, summary

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. synopsis

    abstract, epitome, summary, abridgment

Princeton's WordNet

  1. outline, synopsis, abstract, precisnoun

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

    lineation, abstraction, abstract, scheme, precis, schema, outline

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. synopsisnoun

    abridgment, epitome, abstract, outline, compend, compendium, summary, syllabus, digest, sum and substance, general view

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. synopsisnoun

    syllabus, compendium, abstract, summary, epitome, digest

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "synopsis":

    summary, storyline, synthesis, overview, carnet, logbook, abstract, sommaire

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