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1. outline

verb. ['ˈaʊtˌlaɪn'] describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of.

Synonyms

  • block out
  • sketch
  • depict
  • describe
  • adumbrate

Antonyms

  • unsworn
  • adduct
  • push
  • repel

Etymology

  • line (English)
  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • out (English)

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Rhymes with Outline

  • adeline
  • airline
  • alkaline
  • anticline
  • aol
  • apolline
  • arline
  • arlyne
  • ashline
  • axline
  • baseline
  • berkline
  • bistline
  • bloodline
  • boehnlein
  • borderline
  • brookline
  • byerlein
  • byline
  • capitoline

How do you pronounce outline?

Pronounce outline as ˈaʊˌtlaɪn.

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2. outline

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌlaɪn'] the line that appears to bound an object.

Synonyms

  • bound
  • lineation
  • bounds
  • boundary
  • silhouette
  • skyline

Antonyms

  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented
  • untreated

Etymology

  • line (English)
  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • out (English)

3. outline

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • misconception
  • applied
  • official
  • stand still

Etymology

  • line (English)
  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • out (English)

4. outline

noun. ['ˈaʊtˌlaɪn'] a schematic or preliminary plan.

Synonyms

  • program
  • plan
  • schema
  • programme

Antonyms

  • prolix
  • concreteness
  • concrete
  • tangible

Etymology

  • line (English)
  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • out (English)

5. outline

verb. ['ˈaʊtˌlaɪn'] draw up an outline or sketch for something.

Synonyms

  • write
  • compose
  • draft
  • pen

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • exhale
  • stay in place
  • open

Etymology

  • line (English)
  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • out (English)

6. outline

verb. ['ˈaʊtˌlaɪn'] trace the shape of.

Synonyms

  • draw
  • contour
  • delineate
  • lipstick

Antonyms

  • glycerolize
  • invest
  • deposit
  • sheathe

Etymology

  • line (English)
  • ligner (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • out (English)
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