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