Lay out and Outline

Lay out

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Lay out verb – To work out the details of (something) in advance.
Usage example: the transatlantic balloonists laid out a backup plan in case of an emergency

Outline and lay out are semantically related in design topic. In some cases you can use "Outline" instead a verb "Lay out".
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Outline verb – To draw or make apparent the outline of.
Lay out and outline are semantically related in plan topic. Sometimes you can use "Lay out" instead a verb "Outline".
Nearby Words: outlined, outlining
Synonyms for Outline
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