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syn·op·sis

 (sĭ-nŏp′sĭs)
n. pl. syn·op·ses (-sēz)
A brief outline or general view, as of a subject or written work; an abstract or a summary.

[Late Latin, from Greek sunopsis, general view : sun-, syn- + opsis, view; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

synopsis

(sɪˈnɒpsɪs)
n, pl -ses (-siːz)
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a condensation or brief review of a subject; summary
[C17: via Late Latin from Greek sunopsis, from syn- + opsis view]

syn•op•sis

(sɪˈnɒp sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-sēz).
1. a brief or condensed statement giving a general view of some subject.
2. a compendium of heads or short paragraphs giving a view of the whole.
3. a brief summary of the plot of a novel, motion picture, play, etc.
[1605–15; < Late Latin < Greek sýnopsis; see syn-, -opsis]
syn: See summary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synopsis - a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theorysynopsis - a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
brief - a condensed written summary or abstract
apercu - a short synopsis
epitome - a brief abstract (as of an article or book)

synopsis

noun summary, review, résumé, outline, abstract, digest, epitome, rundown, condensation, compendium, précis, aperçu (French), abridgment, conspectus, outline sketch For each title there is a brief synopsis of the book.

synopsis

noun
A short summary or version prepared by cutting down a larger work:
Translations
synopsistiivistelmäyhteenveto

synopsis

[sɪˈnɒpsɪs] N (synopses (pl)) [sɪˈnɒpsiːz]sinopsis f inv

synopsis

[sɪˈnɒpsɪs] [synopses] [sɪˈnɒpsiːz] (pl) nsynopsis f

synopsis

n pl <synopses> → Abriss mder Handlung; (of article, book)Zusammenfassung f

synopsis

[sɪˈnɒpsɪs] n (synopses (pl)) [sɪˈnɒpsiːz] (of plot) → trama
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Yes No No Response 84% 14% 2% Many responses to Questions 6 and 7 included additional information and/or explanations which are synopsized as follows: 6.