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abstract

Overview of noun abstract

1. abstraction, abstract -- (a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person")

2. outline, synopsis, abstract, precis -- (a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory)


Overview of verb abstract

1. abstract -- (consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically)

2. pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift -- (make off with belongings of others)

3. abstract -- (consider apart from a particular case or instance; "Let's abstract away from this particular example")

4. abstract -- (give an abstract (of))


Overview of adj abstract

1. abstract -- (existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'")

2. abstract, abstractionist, nonfigurative, nonobjective -- (not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting")

3. abstract -- (dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention; "abstract reasoning"; "abstract science")



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