expressing much in few words
"a concise explanation"
brief, yet including all important information
Origin: From concisus, from concidere, from caedere.
expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and compacted; -- used of style in writing or speaking
Concise is a municipality in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
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.
The numerical value of concise in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of concise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Vigorous writing is concise.
This is the ‘ twitter ’ version of U.N. reform. It is very concise, therefore apparently less than robust.
It's a slimmer silhouette -- much more concise and much more grown-up, it isn't a granola look, as one might say.
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.
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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- стегнат, кратъкBulgarian
- concísCatalan, Valencian
- prägnant, kurz, bündig, knapp, konzisGerman
- conciso, breve, sucintoSpanish
- lyhytsanainen, ytimekäsFinnish
- pongailScottish Gaelic
- תמציתית, תמציתיHebrew
- bondig, beknoptDutch
- lakoniczny, zwięzłyPolish
- sucinto, concisoPortuguese
- kortfattad, koncisSwedish
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