Definitions and translations for "outline"

Definition of outline

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Noun
1. A line marking the boundary of an object figure.
2. The outer shape of an object or figure.
3. A sketch or drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
4. A general description of some subject.
5. A statement summarizing the important points of a text.
6. A preliminary plan for a project.
The outline of a speech
7. (film industry) A prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay; generally longer and more detailed than a treatment.
Verb
8. To draw an outline of something.
9. To summarize something.
Wikipedia items featuring books usually outline them after giving their background.
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English - English - outline

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n. contour, line marking the external shape of something; draft, sketch; plan; summary, synopsis
v. draw a rough sketch that focuses on the outer lines of a shape; describe along general lines, summarize; indicate main headings and points of a work

English - Spanish - outline

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s. contorno, perfil, silueta; boceto, bosquejo, delineamiento, diseño preliminar, esbozo; reseña, descripción
v. bosquejar, abocetar, delinear, esbozar, esquematizar; perfilar, bosquejar un cuadro de, hacer un borrador de

English - French - outline

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n. contour; profil; silhouette; schéma; grandes lignes
v. esquisser, décrire dans les grandes lignes; remettre un plan schématique; préparer un profil

English - German - outline

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n. Kontur; Entwurf, Umriß; Essenz; Übersicht, Auszug
v. skizzieren; grob umreißen; das wichtigste herausstellen; umreißen

English - Indonesian - outline

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n. bagan, garis besar, skets, skema, guratan, garis bentuk, ringkasan, ikhtisar
v. menguraikan, menggambar denah peta

English - Italian - outline

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s. contorno, profilo, linea, sagoma; (Art) disegno a tratteggio; schizzo, abbozzo; (fig) lineamenti
v. disegnare il contorno di, sbozzare; (fig) descrivere a grandi linee, tratteggiare, schizzare, tracciare

English - Polish - outline

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n. szkic, kontur, zarys, sylweta, sylwetka, narys, rysunek, schemat, plan, profil czegoś, dyspozycja
v. naszkicować, nakreślić, obrysować, zarysować, konturować, naznaczyć, nakreślać, zarysowywać, naznaczać

English - Portuguese - outline

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s. desenho, esboço; planilha, plano; contorno; essência; linhas gerais
v. esquematizar; esboçar; desenhar; delinear; traçar; descrever

English - Romanian - outline

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n. schiţă, contur, schemă, plan, conspect, ciornă
v. schiţa, contura, face o schiţă, prezenta în linii generale

English - Russian - outline

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с. контур, абрис, очертание; эскиз, набросок; конспект, план, схема; очерк
г. обрисовать, очерчивать, нарисовать контур, сделать набросок, наметить в общих чертах

English - Turkish - outline

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f. taslağını çizmek, ana hatlarıyla belirtmek, özetlemek, görüntüsü yansımak
i. ana hat, iskelet, dış çizgi, kontur, taslak, özet

English - Ukrainian - outline

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n. контур, обвід, обрис, абрис, ескіз, начерк, нарис, схема, план, конспект, основа: основи, принцип: основні принципи, зарис
v. накреслити контур, намалювати контур, відтіняти, окреслювати, накреслити в загальних рисах, намітити в загальних рисах, начерк: зробити начерк
a. контурний

English - Dutch - outline

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zn. omtrek, schets, omlijning
ww. omtrek : in omtrek schetsen, tekenen : met enkele lijnen tekenen, hoofdlijn : de hoofdlijnen aangeven

English - Greek - outline

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ουσ. περίγραμμα, σχεδιάγραμμα, υποτύπωση, σκιαγραφία, σχεδιογράφημα, περιγραφή
ρήμ. υποτυπώνω, σκιαγραφώ

English - Arabic - outline

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‏خلاصة، خطة، فكرة، رسم بياني، الخطوط العريضة، حد، الرسم، مخطط تمهيدي، مختصر، رسم اولي، موجز، مسودة، ملخص‏
‏شرح الخطوط العريضة، رسم محيط شيء، إختصر، إستعرض، أوجز، وضع، جمل، كتب العناوين الرئيسية‏

English - Chinese - outline

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(名) 外形; 略图; 轮廓; 素描
(动) 描画轮廓, 描述要点

English - Chinese - outline

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(名) 外形; 略圖; 輪廓; 素描
(動) 描畫輪廓, 描述要點

English - Hindi - outline

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n. बाह्य-रेखा, रूप-रेखा, प्रारूप
v. बाह्य-रेखा लगाना, रूप-रेखा लगाना

English - Japanese - outline

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(名) 輪郭; 略図; 概要, 概略, 大要
(動) 輪郭を描く; 概説する

English - Korean - outline

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명. 외형, 개요, 개략; 계획; 요약
동. ...의 윤곽을 그리다, 개설하다

English - Vietnamese - outline

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n. châu vi, hình trạng, hình thể, nét vẽ phác, đại cương
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Synonyms for outline
1. framework: frame, skeleton, sketch, plan, drawing, draft
2. contour: side, delineation, silhouette, boundary, edge, line, lineament
3. describe: inform, summarise, summarize, recapitulate
Verb forms for outline
Present participle: outlining
Present: outline (3.person: outlines)
Past: outlined
Future: will outline
Present conditional: would outline
Present Perfect: have outlined (3.person: has outlined)
Past Perfect: had outlined
Future Perfect: will have outlined
Past conditional: would have outlined