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1. abstract

verb. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically.

Synonyms

  • see
  • consider
  • regard
  • view

Antonyms

  • uncreative
  • empirical
  • real
  • palpable

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Rhymes with Abstract

  • artifact
  • autofact
  • contact
  • contract
  • counteract
  • enviropact
  • extract
  • noncontract
  • overact
  • subcontract

How do you pronounce abstract?

Pronounce abstract as ˈæbˌstrækt.

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Sentences with abstract


1. Adjective
These are necessary to comprehend before moving on to more advanced or abstract methods.

2. Noun, singular or mass
You also need to include an abstract on a page between the cover page and the body.

3. Verb, base form
It is well-suited to abstract paintings.

Quotes about abstract


1. Just as pure abstract art is not dogmatic, neither is it decorative.
- Piet Mondrian

2. I'd like to explore the more abstract side of people's minds, as opposed to the usual sitcom stuff. I don't want to do the typical sitcom-type humor. I'd want to do stuff like go bowling with pineapples.
- Harland Williams

3. We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
- Salvador Dali

2. abstract

adjective. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment.

Synonyms

  • impalpable
  • ideal
  • ideologic
  • abstractness
  • conceptional
  • conceptual
  • ideological
  • ideational
  • nonrepresentational
  • intangible

Antonyms

  • concrete
  • tangible
  • representational
  • unfold

3. abstract

noun. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance.

Synonyms

  • conception
  • abstraction
  • absolute
  • concept
  • teacher
  • construct
  • thing

Antonyms

  • unhook
  • enable
  • fall
  • lower

4. abstract

adjective. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature.

Synonyms

  • nonfigurative
  • abstractionist
  • nonrepresentational

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • undercharge
  • straight line
  • unfasten

5. abstract

verb. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] consider apart from a particular case or instance.

Synonyms

  • consider
  • deal
  • take

Antonyms

  • imperfect
  • materiality
  • corporeality
  • material

6. abstract

verb. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] make off with belongings of others.

Synonyms

  • pinch
  • cabbage
  • steal
  • hook
  • filch
  • nobble
  • pilfer
  • swipe
  • purloin
  • lift
  • sneak

Antonyms

  • incorrectness
  • false
  • falsify
  • left

7. abstract

verb. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] give an abstract (of).

Synonyms

  • sum up
  • summarize
  • summarise

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • wrongness
  • improper
  • inaccurate

8. abstract

noun. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory.

Synonyms

  • apercu
  • epitome
  • summary
  • sum-up
  • precis
  • outline
  • synopsis

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • begin
  • unconcealed
  • ride

9. abstract

adjective. ['æbˈstrækt, ˈæbˌstrækt'] dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention.

Antonyms

  • fall back
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