Abstract

All possible synonyms of the word Abstract as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

Abstract

Definition

  • dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention; "abstract reasoning"; "abstract science"

Synonyms

  • abstract

Similar to

  • theoretical: concerned with theories rather than their practical applications; "theoretical physics"

Abstract, abstractionist, nonfigurative, nonobjective

Definition

  • not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting"

Synonyms

  • abstract
  • abstractionist
  • nonfigurative
  • nonobjective

Similar to

  • nonrepresentational: of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature

Abstract

Definition

  • existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'"

Synonyms

  • abstract

Also see

  • intangible, impalpable: incapable of being perceived by the senses especially the sense of touch; "the intangible constituent of energy"- James Jeans
  • nonrepresentational: of or relating to a style of art in which objects do not resemble those known in physical nature

Attributes

  • abstractness: the quality of being considered apart from a specific instance or object

Similar to

  • conceptional, ideational, notional: being of the nature of a notion or concept; "a plan abstract and conceptional"; "to improve notional comprehension"; "a notional response to the question"
  • conceptual: being or characterized by concepts or their formation; "conceptual discussions"; "the schizophrenic loses ability to abstract or do conceptual thinking"; "sex is a notional category, gender is a grammatical category"
  • ideal: constituting or existing only in the form of an idea or mental image or conception; "a poem or essay may be typical of its period in idea or ideal content"
  • ideological, ideologic: concerned with or suggestive of ideas; "ideological application of a theory"; "the drama's symbolism was very ideological"

Outline, synopsis, abstract, precis

Definition

  • a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

Synonyms

  • outline
  • synopsis
  • abstract
  • precis

Hypernyms

  • summary, sum-up: a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"

Hyponyms

  • brief: a condensed written summary or abstract
  • apercu: a short synopsis
  • epitome: a brief abstract (as of an article or book)

Abstraction, abstract

Definition

  • a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person"

Synonyms

  • abstraction
  • abstract

Hypernyms

  • concept, conception, construct: an abstract or general idea inferred or derived from specific instances

Hyponyms

  • right: an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; "they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights"; "Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt; "a right is not something that somebody gives you; it is something that nobody can take away"
  • absolute: something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative; "no mortal being can influence the absolute"
  • teacher: a personified abstraction that teaches; "books were his teachers"; "experience is a demanding teacher"
  • thing: a special abstraction; "a thing of the spirit"; "things of the heart"

Abstract

Definition

  • give an abstract (of)

Synonyms

  • abstract

Hypernyms

  • sum up, summarize, summarise, resume: give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"

Abstract

Definition

  • consider apart from a particular case or instance; "Let's abstract away from this particular example"

Synonyms

  • abstract

Hypernyms

  • consider, take, deal, look at: take into consideration for exemplifying purposes; "Take the case of China"; "Consider the following case"

Pilfer, cabbage, purloin, pinch, abstract, snarf, swipe, hook, sneak, filch, nobble, lift

Definition

  • make off with belongings of others

Synonyms

  • pilfer
  • cabbage
  • purloin
  • pinch
  • abstract
  • snarf
  • swipe
  • hook
  • sneak
  • filch
  • nobble
  • lift

Hypernyms

  • steal: take without the owner's consent; "Someone stole my wallet on the train"; "This author stole entire paragraphs from my dissertation"

Abstract

Definition

  • consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically

Synonyms

  • abstract

Hypernyms

  • see, consider, reckon, view, regard: deem to be; "She views this quite differently from me"; "I consider her to be shallow"; "I don't see the situation quite as negatively as you do"

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