AskDefine | Define concise

Dictionary Definition

concise adj : expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation" [ant: prolix]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

From Late Latin concisus ("cut short") < Latin concidere ("cut to pieces") < Latin caedere ("to cut, to strike down").

Pronunciation

  • /kən'saɪs/

Adjective

  1. expressing much with little to no extraneous detail or words; not verbose; brief and precise.

Translations

brief and precise

Synonyms

Italian

Adjective

concise
  1. Feminine plural form of conciso

Extensive Definition

For the English word, see the Wiktionary definition of concise.
Concise is a municipality in the district of Grandson in the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

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