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outlines

verb
present tense third-person singular of outline

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to draw or make apparent the outline of
  • she carefully outlined the tree before she started drawing in the leaves

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2 to make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report)
  • outlined the important points in the introduction

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outlines

noun
plural of outline

Synonyms & Antonyms of outlines (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a line that traces the outer limits of an object or surface
  • place your hand on the paper and draw an outline around it

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2 a short statement of the main points
  • a printed outline of the lecture has been made available for all attendees

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“Outlines.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/outlines. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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