Expand and Outline


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Expand verb – To express more fully and in greater detail.
Usage example: an article on the First Ladies that the author later expanded into a book

Outline is an antonym for expand.
Nearby Words: expanded, expanse, expansion, expansive, expanding
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Outline verb – To make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report).
Usage example: outlined the important points in the introduction

Expand is an antonym for outline.
Nearby Words: outlined, outlining
Antonyms for Outline
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Common collocations

body expand body outline body
campaign expand campaign outline campaign
roster expand roster outline roster
backstory expand backstory outline backstory

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Outline and Expand. (2016). Retrieved 2021, January 23, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/expand/outline
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