Brief and Outline

Brief

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Brief noun – A short statement of the main points.
Usage example: a one-page brief of the intelligence report

Outline is a synonym for brief in summary topic. In some cases you can use "Outline" instead the word "Brief" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like reduction, plan, synopsis, general outlook.
Nearby Words: briefing, briefly, briefed, briefness, briefcase
Synonyms for Brief

Outline

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Outline noun – A short statement of the main points.
Usage example: a printed outline of the lecture has been made available for all attendees

Brief is a synonym for outline in summary topic. You can use "Brief" instead the word "Outline" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as reduction, plan, synopsis, general outlook.
Nearby Words: outlined, outlining
Synonyms for Outline

How words are described

good good brief good outline
original original brief original outline
big big brief big outline

Both words in one sentence

  • Anachronic Order Citizen Kane starts with the title character's death, gives us a brief newsreel outline of his life, then fills in the details of his life with a series of flashbacks.
  • The Fourth Wall Will Not Protect You Challenging the machine-possessing Rotom in Platinum involves a brief moment where Rotom's outline appears to be embossed on the screen and causes it to shake before the battle begins, suggesting that Rotom possessed your DS.
  • See the Invisible Bumping into or winging one will result in a brief flicker of a team-colored outline, while Jarate, Mad Milk and weapons that cause bleeding will result in a mysterious mass of drips moving across the battlezone.
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