Definition of outline

Definition of outline
  1. outline Noun A line marking the boundary of an object figure.
  2. outline Noun The outer shape of an object or figure.
  3. outline Noun A sketch or drawing in which objects are delineated in contours without shading.
  4. outline Noun A general description of some subject.
  5. outline Noun A statement summarizing the important points of a text.
  6. outline Noun A preliminary plan of a project.
  7. outline Noun A prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay; generally longer and more detailed than a treatment.
  8. outline Verb To draw an outline of something.
  9. outline Verb To summarize something.
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