outline

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
outline

Plural
outlines

  1. (countable) An outline is a sketch that shows the general shape of an object.

Verb[change]

Plain form
outline

Third-person singular
outlines

Past tense
outlined

Past participle
outlined

Present participle
outlining

  1. (transitive) When you outline something, you are drawing an outline of something.
  2. (transitive) When you outline something, you are summarizing something.
    The coach outlined his strategy for the team in the match.