What does succinct mean?

Definitions for succinctsəkˈsɪŋkt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compendious, compact, succinct, summary(adj)

    briefly giving the gist of something

    "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"


  1. succinct(Adjective)

    brief and to the point; having characteristics of both brevity and clarity.

  2. succinct(Adjective)

    compressed into a tiny area.

  3. succinct(Adjective)

    wrapped by, or as if by a girdle; closely fitting, wound or wrapped or drawn up tightly.

  4. Origin: From succinctus, perfect passive participle of succingo, from sub + cingo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Succinct(adj)

    girded or tucked up; bound; drawn tightly together

  2. Succinct(adj)

    compressed into a narrow compass; brief; concise

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Succinct

    suk-singkt′, adj. short: concise.—adv. Succinct′ly.—ns. Succinct′ness; Succinctō′rium, a band embroidered with an Agnus Dei, worn hanging from the girdle by the pope on some occasions. [L. succinctussub, up, cingĕre, to gird.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of succinct in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of succinct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Harry Connick Jr.:

    That was a perfect, succinct performance.

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