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gist

 (jĭst)
n.
1. The central idea; the essence. See Synonyms at substance.
2. Law The grounds for action in a suit.

[From Anglo-Norman (cest action) gist, (this action) lies, third person sing. of gesir, to lie, from Latin iacēre; see yē- in Indo-European roots.]

gist

(dʒɪst)
n
1. the point or substance of an argument, speech, etc
2. (Law) law the essential point of an action
[C18: from Anglo-French, as in cest action gist en this action consists in, literally: lies in, from Old French gésir to lie, from Latin jacēre, from jacere to throw]

gist

(dʒɪst)

n.
1. the main or essential point of a matter: the gist of a story.
2. the ground of a legal action.
[1720–30; < Anglo-French (cest action) gist (this matter) lies, derivative of Old French gesir to lie « Latin jacēre]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gist - the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
meaning, signification, import, significance - the message that is intended or expressed or signified; "what is the meaning of this sentence"; "the significance of a red traffic light"; "the signification of Chinese characters"; "the import of his announcement was ambiguous"
2.gist - the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor's argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story"
cognitive content, mental object, content - the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
bare bones - (plural) the most basic facts or elements; "he told us only the bare bones of the story"
hypostasis - (metaphysics) essential nature or underlying reality
haecceity, quiddity - the essence that makes something the kind of thing it is and makes it different from any other
quintessence - the purest and most concentrated essence of something
stuff - a critically important or characteristic component; "suspense is the very stuff of narrative"

gist

noun essence, meaning, point, idea, sense, import, core, substance, drift, significance, nub, pith, quintessence He related the gist of his conversation to us.

gist

noun
The most central and material part:
Law: gravamen.
Translations
خُلاصَه، النُّقاط الرَّئيسيَّه
jádropodstata
hovedpunktkerne
aîalatriîi, kjarni
būtība

gist

[dʒɪst] N [of speech, conversation] → lo esencial
to get the gist of sthcaptar lo esencial de algo

gist

[ˈdʒɪst] nessentiel m
the gist of his speech → l'essentiel de son discours
to give sb the gist of sth → résumer qch à qn en deux mots

gist

n no pl (of report, conversation, argument)Wesentliche(s) nt; that was the gist of what he saiddas war im Wesentlichen, was er gesagt hat; to give somebody the gist of somethingjdm sagen, worum es bei etw geht; to get the gist of something/the conversationim Wesentlichen verstehen, worum es sich bei etw handelt/wovon geredet wird; I got the gist of itdas Wesentliche habe ich verstanden

gist

[dʒɪst] n (of speech, conversation) → succo, nocciolo

gist

(dʒist) : the gist
the main points (of an argument etc). Just give me the gist of what he said.
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