Definition of Concise

1. Adjective. Expressing much in few words. "A concise explanation"




Definition of Concise

1. a. Expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and compacted; -- used of style in writing or speaking.

Definition of Concise

1. Adjective. brief, yet including all important information ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Concise

1. succinct [adj -CISER, -CISEST] - See also: succinct

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Concise

conciliation
conciliations
conciliative
conciliator
conciliatorily
conciliatoriness
conciliators
conciliatory
concinnities
concinnity
concinnous
concionatory
concious
concipient
concipients
concise (current term)
concised
concisely
conciseness
concisenesses
conciser
concises
concisest
concising
concision
concisions
concitation
concitations
conclamant
conclamation

Literary usage of Concise

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1. American Book Prices Current (1913)
"(portrait inserted, with A concise Account of North America, 1765, together 2 vols.), Crane, R., Mar. 24, '13. (802) $70.00. Reminiscences of the French War ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"Medical Lexicon—A Dictionary of Medical Science, containing a concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology, ..."

3. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1866)
"It is intended to satisfy a generally expressed desire for a concise ... In our opinion, this " concise Dictionary" has some great excellencies and some ..."

4. The Gentleman's Magazine (1860)
"... during the railway works last summer, (1859,) encountered off concise ... of a beautiful specimen from concise, orm time opposite side of time lake. ..."

5. Narrative and Critical History of America by Justin Winsor (1889)
"Two years later (1795) the little work of John Lendrum appeared in two editions, the first at Boston and the second at Philadelphia : A concise and ..."

6. An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation by Jeremy Bentham (1823)
"concise -j^e immediate principal end of punishment is to controul view ot the ' ' * ends of pu- action. This action is either that of the offender, ..."

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