Nouns (3)

n. a condensed written summary or abstract
legal brief, brief
n. a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

Verbs (2)

v. give essential information to someone; "The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade"
v. give detailed instructions, as in sportive or military performances

Adverbs (0)

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Adjectives (1)

adj. of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"

Fuzzynyms (38)

n. the grammatical category for the forms of nouns and pronouns and verbs that are used depending on the number of entities involved (singular or dual or plural); "in English the subject and the verb must agree in number"
summarisation, summarization
n. the act of preparing a summary (or an instance thereof); stating briefly and succinctly
summing up, rundown, summation
n. a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
resume, survey, sketch
n. short descriptive summary (of events)
n. a range of frequencies between two limits
educate, prepare, develop, train
v. create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
instruct, learn, teach
v. impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
v. act as an informer; "She had informed on her own parents for years"
apprize, send word, give notice, apprise, notify, advise
v. inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due"
v. inform; "Please acquaint your colleagues of your plans to move"
adj. expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
summary, succinct, compact, compendious
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"
swift, fleet
adj. moving very fast; "fleet of foot"; "the fleet scurrying of squirrels"; "a swift current"; "swift flight of an arrow"; "a swift runner"
fugacious, short-lived, transitory, transient, passing, ephemeral
adj. lasting a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"

Synonyms (8)

momentaneous, momentary, fugitive, fleeting
adj. lasting for a markedly brief time; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"
adj. of a gilt-edged security; having less than 5 years to run before redemption
adj. limited to short distances; "short-range planes"; "a short-range shot"
short-term, short-run
adj. relating to or extending over a limited period; "short-run planning"; "a short-term lease"; "short-term credit"

Antonyms (3)

adj. (of speech sounds or syllables) of relatively long duration; "the English vowel sounds in `bate', `beat', `bite', `boat', `boot' are long"
lasting, permanent
adj. continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"


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