Synonyms for brief

Synonyms for (noun) brief

Synonyms: brief

Definition: a condensed written summary or abstract

Similar words: outline, synopsis, abstract, precis

Definition: a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory


Synonyms: legal brief, brief

Definition: a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

Similar words: instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document

Definition: (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right

Synonyms for (verb) brief

Synonyms: brief

Definition: give essential information to someone

Usage: The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade

Similar words: apprise, apprize, instruct

Definition: make aware of

Usage: Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?

Synonyms for (adjective) brief

Synonyms: brief

Definition: concise and succinct

Usage: covered the matter in a brief statement

Similar words: concise

Definition: expressing much in few words

Usage: a concise explanation


Synonyms: brief, abbreviated

Definition: (of clothing) very short

Usage: an abbreviated swimsuit; a brief bikini

Similar words: short

Definition: (primarily spatial sense) having little length or lacking in length

Usage: short skirts; short hair; the board was a foot short; a short toss


Synonyms: brief

Definition: of short duration or distance

Usage: a brief stay in the country

Similar words: short

Definition: primarily temporal sense; indicating or being or seeming to be limited in duration

Usage: a short life; a short flight; a short holiday; a short story; only a few short months