Nouns (9)

scheme, schema, outline
n. a schematic or preliminary plan
precis, abstract, synopsis, outline
n. a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
lineation, outline
n. the line that appears to bound an object

Verbs (8)

adumbrate, outline, sketch
v. describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of; "sketch the outline of the book"; "outline his ideas"
outline, limn, delineate
v. trace the shape of
outline, draft
v. draw up an outline or sketch for something; "draft a speech"

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Fuzzynyms (78)

diagram
n. a drawing intended to explain how something works; a drawing showing the relation between the parts
theoretical account, framework, model
n. a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
programme, program, plan
n. a series of steps to be carried out or goals to be accomplished; "they drew up a six-step plan"; "they discussed plans for a new bond issue"
policy
n. a plan of action adopted by an individual or social group; "it was a policy of retribution"; "a politician keeps changing his policies"
strategy
n. the branch of military science dealing with military command and the planning and conduct of a war
travel plan, itinerary
n. a proposed route of travel
plot
n. a chart or map showing the movements or progress of an object
excerption, selection, extract, excerpt
n. a passage selected from a larger work; "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"
press cutting, press clipping, newspaper clipping, cutting, clipping
n. an excerpt cut from a newspaper or magazine; "he searched through piles of letters and clippings"
quotation
n. the practice of quoting from books or plays etc.; "since he lacks originality he must rely on quotation"
course of study, syllabus, curriculum, programme, program
n. an integrated course of academic studies; "he was admitted to a new program at the university"
immix, merge, combine, meld, coalesce, fuse, commingle, conflate, mix, flux, blend
v. mix together different elements; "The colors blend well"
propose, project
v. present for consideration, examination, criticism, etc.; "He proposed a new plan for dealing with terrorism"; "She proposed a new theory of relativity"
draw up, compose, frame
v. make up plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"
direct, aim, calculate
v. specifically design a product, event, or activity for a certain public
portray
v. portray in words; "The book portrays the actor as a selfish person"
delineate, describe, line, draw, trace
v. make a mark or lines on a surface; "draw a line"; "trace the outline of a figure in the sand"
excogitate, forge, formulate, devise, contrive, invent
v. come up with (an idea, plan, explanation, theory, or principle) after a mental effort; "excogitate a way to measure the speed of light"
prepare, make, ready, fix, cook
v. prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
draught, draft, blueprint
v. make a blueprint of
show, render, depict, picture
v. show in, or as in, a picture; "This scene depicts country life"; "the face of the child is rendered with much tenderness in this painting"
illustrate
v. depict with an illustration
limn, depict, portray
v. make a portrait of; "Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba"
present, portray
v. represent abstractly, for example in a painting, drawing, or sculpture; "The father is portrayed as a good-looking man in this painting"
spiel, play
v. replay (as a melody); "Play it again, Sam"; "She played the third movement very beautifully"

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