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Adjective abstract has 4 senses
  1. abstract - existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'"
    concrete, factual, objective, real, tangible
  2. abstract, abstractionist, nonfigurative, nonobjective - not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting"
    Antonym: representational (indirect, via nonrepresentational)
  3. abstract, theoretical - based on specialized theory; "a theoretical analysis"
    Antonyms: nontechnical, untechnical (indirect, via technical)
  4. abstract - dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention; "abstract reasoning"; "abstract science"
    applied (indirect, via theoretical)
Noun abstracter has 1 sense
  1. abstractor, abstracter - one who makes abstracts or summarizes information
    --1 is a kind of writer, author
    Derived form: verb abstract4
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