verb (used with object), out·lined, out·lin·ing.
Origin of outline
Synonyms for outline
Related Words for outliningmarking, bordering, zoning, bounding, girdling, planning, drawing, projecting, designing, aligning, tracing, mapping, drafting, delineating, charting, depicting, diagramming, plotting, configurating
Examples from the Web for outlining
Contemporary Examples of outlining
In 2012, Huffington Post was outlining to readers “10 Things You Can Do To Stop Street Harassment.”Street Harassment Shouldn’t Be a Crime
October 29, 2014
The book goes as far as outlining the anatomical differences between males and females.A New Book Teaches Orthodox Jews How to Consummate a Marriage
April 22, 2013
Furthermore, outlining precisely which specific Iranian steps might spur U.S. action has already, to some degree, occurred.Obama Already Has A Red Line
September 16, 2012
Obama gave a speech to Congress last September outlining a new jobs plan.Michael Tomasky: Is Barack Obama Too Weak to Win in November?
June 5, 2012
For more than 15 years, Alegria has been outlining a similar vision to the New York media.Meet the Fútbol Moms
July 18, 2011
Historical Examples of outlining
They might have been outlining the morning's work at his office.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
The outlining and coloring of the figures is most interesting.
They did it in a sort of curve, almost as if they were outlining the top of a door.A harum-scarum schoolgirl
"Would you object to outlining your platform to me," asked Earl.The Hindered Hand
Sutton E. Griggs
The stitch is useful for single lines and for outlining solid work.Art in Needlework
Lewis F. Day
- a drawing or manner of drawing consisting only of external lines
- (as modifier)an outline map
1790, "to draw in outline," from outline (n.). Meaning "to describe in general terms" is from 1855. Related: Outlined; outlining.