Definitions For Outline

noun

  • A schematic or preliminary plan
  • A sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
  • The line that appears to bound an object
  • A drawing or picture that shows only the shape of an object
  • A style of drawing in which only the outer edges of an object are shown
  • A line that is drawn around the edges of something

verb

  • Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
  • Trace the shape of
  • Draw up an outline or sketch for something
  • To draw a line around the edges of (something)
  • To list or describe only the most important parts of (an essay, speech, plan, etc.) : to give an outline of (something)

Is Outline a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
7
Words with Friends
10

The word Outline is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 10 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Outline in a Sentence

  • The pictures were drawn in outline and then filled in with color.
  • The leaves etched into the vase have a gold outline.
  • Organize your essay by writing an outline in which you state your main idea followed by your supporting points.
  • The President outlined his agenda for the next term.
  • The book outlines the major events of the country's history.
  • All players must follow the rules outlined above.

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