Abstract synonyms

ăb-străkt', ăb'străkt'
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Being usually the case; true or applicable in most instances but not all:
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A brief statement or account covering the substance or main points; digest; abridgment; compendium
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Of or having to do with a concept or concepts
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Ideal is defined as something or someone who is thought of as a perfect example of something.
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Alternative capitalization of Cubist.
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Difficult to understand for being intricate or involved; complicated:
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Not easily understood; intricate; complicated
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The definition of obscure is hard to see in the low light or hard to understand.
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Using simple shapes such as circles, triangles and lines in a decorative object.
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The definition of symbolic is serving as a representation or is something that has a greater meaning because of what it represents.
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Having the appearance of a biomorph; representing a living organism rather than an artistic or pragmatic ideal.
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Nonrealistic
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A brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table; an abridgment or condensation of a work.
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To remove from use, consideration, etc.
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(Intransitive) To divide itself into separate pieces or substances.
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Extract is defined as to draw out, remove or obtain something from another.
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To separate (the food) in its passage through the alimentary canal into the nutritive and nonnutritive elements; to prepare, by the action of the digestive juices, for conversion into blood; to convert into chyme.
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To be a summary of
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To condense is to make something shorter or more concentrated, or to cause to change from a gas or vapor to a liquid.
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Of, relating to, or based on theory.
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Hard, not easy, requiring much effort.
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Nonrealistic
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An abridged written text.
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To remove is to take something away, eliminate something or take something off.
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(Intransitive) Of a quantity, to become smaller.
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Difficult to understand; recondite:
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Intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest, or an enlightened inner circle.
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Not in its original, usual, literal, or exact sense; representing one concept in terms of another that may be thought of as analogous with it; metaphoric
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Alternative form of hermetic.
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Immaterial or supernatural:
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Nebulous is defined as something that has to do with a cloud of gas or dust in space.
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Of or relating to the study or discovery of general laws, as of nature or of human behavior.
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Of a person: highly talented, a master of a field.
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Above nature; that which is beyond or added to nature, often so considered because it is given by a deity or some force beyond that which humans are born with. In Roman Catholic theology, sanctifying grace is considered to be a supernatural addition to human nature.
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In Kantian philosophy, based on those elements of experience which derive not from sense data but from the inherent organizing functions of the mind, and which are the necessary conditions of human knowledge; transcending sense experience but not knowledge
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A shortened form of a word or phrase, used in place of the whole; an abbreviation. [since the mid 17th century]
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(Chiefly UK) Alternative form of abridgment.
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The act of comparing commonality between distinct objects and organizing using those similarities; the act of generalizing characteristics; the product of said generalization. [First attested in the late 16th century.]
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(Archaic) Abstruseness; that which is abstruse. [First attested in the mid 17th century.]
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(Informal) A short news story or report.
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(Medicine) The enclosing of a drug in a capsule
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A compendium.
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The definition of a compendium is a short summary with all the necessary information.
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A general survey of a subject.
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A short statement of the main points of a book, report, incident, etc.; abstract; summary
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The state of being immaterial
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The state or characteristic of being incorporeal.
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The state or characteristic of being incorporeal.
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The quality or condition of being nebulous.
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A summary:
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A summary or outline, esp. of a course of study
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The state or condition of being transcendental.
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The definition of abbreviate is to use a shortened form of something, such as a word or phrase, to represent the full form.
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To shorten or contract by using fewer words, yet retaining the sense; to epitomize; to condense; as, to abridge a history or dictionary. [First attested in 1384.]. [First attested from around (1350 to 1470)]
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To deduct is defined as to subtract or take away from a total.
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The act of granting a deed in property to another.
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Simple past tense and past participle of detach
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To turn aside from a course.
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To shake off a pursuer; to give someone the slip.
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To make an epitome of; sum up.
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To select, take out, or quote (passages from a book, sequences from a film, etc.); extract
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(Liverpudlian) to a great extent or degree; extremely; exceedingly.
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Purloin is to steal.
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Relating to nouns, such as flower or rain, that denote a material or tangible object or phenomenon.
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Of or relating to a material object, actual existence or reality.
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Involving or characterized by vigorous or forceful bodily activity:
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Existing in reality or in fact; not merely possible, but real; as it really is
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Of or containing facts.
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Relating to, being, or having value reckoned by actual purchasing power:
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A written or typewritten document or paper, esp. the copy of an author's work that is submitted to a publisher or printer
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The definition of a document is a piece of paper or papers containing information often used as proof or a record of something.
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To open up or out; unfold:
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Insert is defined as to put one thing into another.
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To make whole or entire.
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(Intransitive) To become longer.
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To supply what is specified by or required for:
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The definition of combine is to join together or to unite.
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The definition of add means to join or bring together for the purpose of increasing in number or importance or to change the effect.
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To put or bring together so as to make one; combine or join into a whole
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To bring or add as a new feature into some action, composition, etc.
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Conditional; contingent:
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Existing only in theory, not proven in reality.
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In Kant's theory of knowledge, being beyond the limits of experience and hence unknowable.
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Alternative form of academic.
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Expressing inquisitive interest:
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The definition of condensation is the act of shortening or reducing something to make it more concise.
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To detach is defined as to separate from, or to send on a special mission.
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To release oneself or itself; become disengaged
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To part company; stop associating
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(Idiomatic) To look at carefully; to scrutinize; to analyze.
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(Biology) To appear to repeat the evolutionary stages of the species during the embryonic development of the individual organism.
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Review is defined as to look over, examine or study someone or something again.
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To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of
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To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of
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To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of
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To make a synopsis of; summarize.
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To wrap up is to complete or finish something, like a project.
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Concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters
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A short summary or version prepared by cutting down a larger work
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To bring or call together into a group or whole:
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Related or tending to abstractionism, particularly art.
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To steal (a small amount or item).
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(Intransitive) To form a head like that of the cabbage.
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To cause pain or discomfort to (a part of the body) by pressing or being too tight:
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(Slang, computing) To slurp (computing slang sense); to load in entirety; to copy as a whole.
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To hit with a sweeping motion.
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To curve as a hook does
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To sneak is defined as to move around or do something in a quiet or cowardly way.
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To take (something, especially something of little value) in a furtive manner; snitch.
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To disable (a horse), as by drugging to keep it from winning a race
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(Intransitive) To raise or rise.
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Without features
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That has not been applied.
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An ornamental carving, painting, etc. above and behind an altar
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A. a literary work consisting of two contrasting parts (as a narrative telling the same story from two opposing points of view) "a diptych, a pastoral in which the author narrates the birth of Christ ... first as it has impressed the rich countryman Asveer, then as it has been seen by the skeptic Nicodemus" -- François Closset b. any work made up of two matching parts treating complementary or contrasting pictorial phases of one general topic "the first volume of a diptych Vegetation and Flora of the Sonoran Desert" -- F.E. Egler
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(Philately) A set of three se-tenant postage stamps that form a composite picture.
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Rational rather than emotional:
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