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  Definition of Outline
  1. a schematic or preliminary plan
  2. a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
  3. the line that appears to bound an object
  4. describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"
  5. trace the shape of
  6. draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"
Similar Words: schema, scheme, synopsis, abstract, precis, lineation, sketch, adumbrate, delineate, limn, draft

 

Hyponyms: brief, apercu, epitome, coastline, silhouette, skyline, block out, lipstick, contour

 

Derivational Morphology: scheme, schematize, draft, precis, abstract, sketch, adumbrate, line, trace, draw, describe, delineate, limn, synopsis, survey, resume, vignette, lineation, delineation, depiction, limning, line drawing, portrayal, schema, draft copy, drafter, drafting

 

Anagrams: elution

 

 
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