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Synonyms for sketch

Synonyms for (noun) sketch

Synonyms: sketch, study Definition: preliminary drawing for later elaboration Usage: he made several studies before starting to paint

Similar words: drawing Definition: a representation of forms or objects on a surface by means of lines Usage: drawings of abstract forms; he did complicated pen-and-ink drawings like medieval miniatures

Synonyms: sketch, resume, survey Definition: short descriptive summary (of events)

Similar words: sum-up, summary Definition: a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form Usage: he gave a summary of the conclusions

Synonyms: cartoon, sketch Definition: a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine

Similar words: wit, witticism, wittiness, humor, humour Definition: a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter

Synonyms: sketch, vignette Definition: a brief literary description

Similar words: description Definition: the act of describing something

Synonyms for (verb) sketch

Synonyms: sketch, adumbrate, outline Definition: describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of Usage: sketch the outline of the book; outline his ideas

Similar words: depict, describe, draw Definition: give a description of Usage: He drew an elaborate plan of attack

Synonyms: chalk out, sketch Definition: make a sketch of Usage: sketch the building

Similar words: draw Definition: represent by making a drawing of, as with a pencil, chalk, etc. on a surface Usage: She drew an elephant; Draw me a horse