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precis

 
Noun precis has 1 sense
  1. outline, synopsis, abstract, precis - a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
    --1 is a kind of summary
    --1 has particulars: brief; apercu; epitome
    Derived form: verb precis1
Verb precis has 1 sense
  1. precis - make a summary (of)
    --1 is one way to
    sum up, summarize, summarise, resume
    Derived form: noun precis1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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