Synonyms of brief


1. brief, legal brief, legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument

usage: a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

2. brief, outline, synopsis, abstract, precis

usage: a condensed written summary or abstract


1. brief, instruct, apprise, apprize

usage: give essential information to someone; "The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade"


1. brief, short (vs. long)

usage: of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"

2. brief, concise (vs. prolix)

usage: concise and succinct; "covered the matter in a brief statement"

3. abbreviated, brief, short (vs. long)

usage: (of clothing) very short; "an abbreviated swimsuit"; "a brief bikini"

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Definition and meaning of brief (Dictionary)