What does concise mean?

Definitions for concise
kənˈsaɪscon·cise

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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

    Etymology: 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 simple, accurate and specific.

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

    Submitted by MaryC on April 27, 2016  

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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

Examples of concise in a Sentence

  1. John Mayer:

    Were going to the public with things like published research papers and having raised enough money to really build some pilot programs. We have some really great data and ... we want it to be working first so that a lot of the questions were answered before we brought things to people by way of awareness, i think it just makes it that much more compelling and much more concise to bring it to people with the message being, Hey, this is not taking something that is zero to try to get it to five. This is something that is at 50 and we want to get it to 100.

  2. Spiro Agnew:

    [1. ] The era of appeasement must come to an end. The political and social demands that dissidents are making of the universities do not flow from sound basic educational criteria, but from strategic considerations on how to radicalize the student body, polarize the campus and extend the privileged enclaves of student power. [2. ] A concise and clear set of rules for campus conduct should be established, transmitted to incoming freshmen, and enforcedwith immediate expulsion the penalty for serious violations. [3. ] It is folly for universities confronted with their current crisis in our turbulent times to open their doors to thousands of patently unqualified students. [4. ] No negotiations under threat or coercion. [5. ] No amnesty for lawlessness or violence. [6. ] Any organization which publicly declares its intention to violate the rules of an academic community and which carries out that declaration should be barred from campus. [7. ] We must look to how we are raising our children. [8. ] We must look to the university that receives those children. Is it prepared to deal with the challenge of the nondemocratic Left?[9. ] Let us support those courageous administrators, professors and students on our college campuses who are standing up for the traditional rights of the academic community.

  3. William Jr. Strunk:

    Vigorous writing is concise.

  4. John Rushworth:

    A clear, concise message that solved a need was key to those first sales, once I had the trust of my customers, the rest was history.

  5. Sbastien Dupr:

    We really didn’t market ourselves in a way that was conducive to growing our business, we were taking one job here, another job there -- we didn’t have a clear and concise business plan.

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