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Definition of "concise" []

  • Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "concise" in a sentence
  • "Our Constitution is drafted in concise and general propositions, which is a foundation of its longevity."
  • "The book also comes in concise and pocket editions, which are shorter but newer; i.e., they are not just abridged editions."
  • "Annie R. Leo, Leo, Leo, No! Great advice, and EVERYONE should read and digest this, but the REAL SECRET in learning to be concise is … well, let me add a historic lesson."