Definition Outline

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Definition

to outline (something): to define, to describe; to recapitulate, to summarize; to design, to draw (something)
verb
I've outlined last year's sales figures on the first page of the report. I've written a short summary of all the sales figures for you.

an outline: a profile, a border, a contour, a silhouette; a summary, a synopsis
noun
Our professor gave us an outline of our course in Russian literature. It was a short description of the topics covered.

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