outline

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈaʊtlaɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈaʊtˌlaɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(outlīn′)

Inflections of 'outline' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
outlines
v 3rd person singular
outlining
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
outlined
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
outlined
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Noun: shape seen in silhouette
Synonyms:
silhouette, contour, figure , shape , form , appearance , representation
Sense: Noun: line surrounding an object
Synonyms:
edge , side , boundary , frame , circumference, limit
Sense: Noun: preliminary plan
Synonyms:
sketch , drawing , draft , plan , summary , review , rough idea
Sense: Verb: draw
Synonyms:
sketch , trace , draw , delineate, rough out, plot , mark out
Sense: Verb: plan
Synonyms:
plan , draw up, draft , map out, design , devise , come up with (informal)
Sense: Verb: summarize main points
Synonyms:
summarize , summarise (UK), describe , sum up, run through, boil down (informal), recap , abridge, abstract

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