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abstracts

noun
plural of abstract

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 a short statement of the main points
  • the scientist wrote a bare-bones abstract of his research and conclusions

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2 a visible representation of something abstract (as a quality)
  • a recent college valedictorian who's been hailed as the very abstract of what's right with today's young people

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abstracts

verb
present tense third-person singular of abstract

Synonyms & Antonyms of abstracts (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to draw the attention or mind to something else
  • personal problems abstracted him so persistently that he struggled to keep his mind on his work

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2 to make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report)
  • took the 135-page report and abstracted it in three short paragraphs

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“Abstracts.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/abstracts. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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