Definitions for outline

Definitions for (noun) outline

Main entry: outline, schema, scheme

Definition: a schematic or preliminary plan

Main entry: outline, synopsis, abstract, precis

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

Main entry: outline, lineation

Definition: the line that appears to bound an object

Definitions for (verb) outline

Main entry: 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

Main entry: delineate, limn, outline

Definition: trace the shape of

Main entry: draft, outline

Definition: draw up an outline or sketch for something

Usage: draft a speech

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