Definitions for concisekənˈsaɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concise(adj)

    expressing much in few words

    "a concise explanation"

Wiktionary

  1. concise(Adjective)

    brief, yet including all important information

  2. Origin: From concisus, from concidere, from caedere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concise(adj)

    expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and compacted; -- used of style in writing or speaking

Freebase

  1. Concise

    Concise is a municipality in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Concise

    kon-sīs′, adj. cut short: brief.—v.t. (Milt.) to mutilate.—adv. Concise′ly.—ns. Concise′ness, the quality of being concise: terseness [Fr.,—L. concidĕre, concisum, from con, and cædĕre, to cut.]

Editors Contribution

  1. concise

    To use text, words and language that are necessary, simple and vital.

    The Government reports were concise, easy to read and understand and only a few pages long so easily digestible.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of concise in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of concise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Jr. Strunk:

    Vigorous writing is concise.

  2. Lizzy Bowring:

    It's a slimmer silhouette -- much more concise and much more grown-up, it isn't a granola look, as one might say.

  3. George Hobica:

    I get better responses quicker than by picking up the phone, it’s partly because you can use smiley faces and not be so angry, which comes out over the phone in your tone of voice. At 140 characters, you have to be more concise and to the point.

  4. William Strunk Jr., Elements of Style:

    Vigorous writing is concise. A sentence should contain no unnecessary words, a paragraph no unnecessary sentences, for the same reason that a drawing should have no unnecessary lines and a machine no unnecessary parts. This requires not that the writer make all his sentences short, or that he avoid all detail and treat his subjects only in outline, but that every word tell.

  5. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker:

    Systemic policy reforms are necessary to support the efforts of our social workers, supervisors and managers who are on the front lines protecting the Commonwealth's children, reducing caseloads, retaining and recruiting social workers and ensuring clear and concise policies for supervision and case management are all necessary to ensuring the agency is able to focus on its primary duty of keeping children safe.

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