Narrate and Outline


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Narrate verb – To give an oral or written account of in some detail.
Outline and narrate are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Outline" instead a verb "Narrate".
Nearby Words: narrative, narration, narrator, narrating
Synonyms for Narrate


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Outline verb – To draw or make apparent the outline of.
Narrate and outline are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Narrate" instead a verb "Outline".
Nearby Words: outlined, outlining
Synonyms for Outline

Common collocations

scene narrate scene outline scene
backstory narrate backstory outline backstory
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