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con·cise

 (kən-sīs′)
adj.
Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.

[Latin concīsus, past participle of concīdere, to cut up : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + caedere, to cut; see kaə-id- in Indo-European roots.]

con·cise′ly adv.
con·cise′ness n.

concise

(kənˈsaɪs)
adj
expressing much in few words; brief and to the point
[C16: from Latin concīsus cut up, cut short, from concīdere to cut to pieces, from caedere to cut, strike down]
conˈcisely adv

con•cise

(kənˈsaɪs)

adj.
expressing much in few words; brief but comprehensive; succinct; terse.
[1580–90; < Latin concīsus cut short, orig. past participle of concīdere to cut up]
con•cise′ly, adv.
syn: concise, succinct, terse refer to speech or writing that uses few words to say much. concise implies that unnecessary details or verbiage have been eliminated: a concise summary of a speech. succinct suggests clarity of expression as well as brevity: praised for her succinct statement of the problem. terse suggests brevity combined with wit or polish to produce particularly effective expression; however, it may also suggest brusqueness: a terse prose style; offended by a terse reply.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.concise - expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
taciturn - habitually reserved and uncommunicative
prolix - tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know"

concise

concise

adjective
Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen:
Translations
مَوْجَزوجيزوَجيز، مُخْتَصَر
stručnýstručný ale výstižný
konciskonsiskortfattet
lyhyt
kratak
gagnorîur
簡潔な
간결한
glaustaiglaustas
kodolīgskoncentrēts
zgoščen
koncis
สั้นกระชับ
cô đọng

concise

[kənˈsaɪs] ADJconciso

concise

[kənˈsaɪs] adj
(= short and to the point) → concis(e)
(= abridged) [edition, version] → abrégé(e)

concise

adjpräzis(e), exakt; concise dictionaryHandwörterbuch nt

concise

[kənˈsaɪs] adjconciso/a

concise

(kənˈsais) adjective
brief but comprehensive. a clear concise statement.
conˈcisely adverb
conˈciseness noun

concise

مَوْجَز stručný koncis präzise συνοπτικός conciso lyhyt concis kratak conciso 簡潔な 간결한 bondig kortfattet zwięzły conciso немногословный koncis สั้นกระชับ kısa ve öz cô đọng 简明的

concise

a. conciso-a; definido-a.
References in classic literature ?
He again vividly recalled the details of the battle, no longer dim, but definite and in the concise form concise form in which he imagined himself stating them to the Emperor Francis.
From land to land is the most concise definition of a ship's earthly fate.
He was evidently satisfied with the frankness of my story, which I told in concise sentences enough, for I felt horribly weak; and when it was finished he reverted at once to the topic of Natural History and his own biological studies.
But though he was taking a holiday now, that is to say, he was doing no writing, he was so used to intellectual activity that he liked to put into concise and eloquent shape the ideas that occurred to him, and liked to have someone to listen to him.
For a long time after it was ushered into this world of sorrow and trouble, by the parish surgeon, it remained a matter of considerable doubt whether the child would survive to bear any name at all; in which case it is somewhat more than probable that these memoirs would never have appeared; or, if they had, that being comprised within a couple of pages, they would have possessed the inestimable merit of being the most concise and faithful specimen of biography, extant in the literature of any age or country.
ASSUMING it therefore as an established truth that the several States, in case of disunion, or such combinations of them as might happen to be formed out of the wreck of the general Confederacy, would be subject to those vicissitudes of peace and war, of friendship and enmity, with each other, which have fallen to the lot of all neighboring nations not united under one government, let us enter into a concise detail of some of the consequences that would attend such a situation.
To be concise, she is a very friendly good-natured woman; and so industrious to oblige, that the guests must be of a very morose disposition who are not extremely well satisfied in her house.
The Assistant Commissioner intimated by an earnest deferential gesture that he was anxious to be concise.
The argument under the present head may be put into a very concise form, which appears altogether conclusive.
When Captain Bonneville turned upon him an inquiring look, he would observe, "he was a bad man," or something quite as concise, and there was an end of the matter.
D'Artagnan, from being himself on all great occasions extremely concise, did not draw from the general's conciseness a favorable augury of the result of his mission.
The style of the letter was decidedly concise and terse; but Tom thought it the most wonderful specimen of composition that had appeared in modern times.