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SYNOPSIS (synopses)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does synopsis mean? 

SYNOPSIS (noun)
  The noun SYNOPSIS has 1 sense:

1. a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

  Familiarity information: SYNOPSIS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SYNOPSIS (noun)


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Meaning:

A sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

precis; synopsis; abstract; outline

Hypernyms ("synopsis" is a kind of...):

sum-up; summary (a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "synopsis"):

brief (a condensed written summary or abstract)

apercu (a short synopsis)

epitome (a brief abstract (as of an article or book))


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