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Meaning of SUCCINCT

Pronunciation:  'suksingkt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
 

SUCCINCT is a 8 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: compact, compendious, concise, summary
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Suc*cinct"\, a. [L. succinctus, p. p. of succingere to
gird below or from below, to tuck up; sub + cingere to gird.
Cf. {Cincture}.]
1. Girded or tucked up; bound; drawn tightly together.

         His habit fit for speed succinct.     --Milton.

2. Compressed into a narrow compass; brief; concise.

         Let all your precepts be succinct and clear.
                                               --Roscommon.

         The shortest and most succinct model that ever
         grasped all the needs and necessities of mankind.
                                               --South.

Syn: Short; brief; concise; summary; compendious; laconic;
     terse. -- {Suc*cinct"ly}, adv. -- {Suc*cinct"ness}, n.

 

 

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