verb (used with object), out·lined, out·lin·ing.
Examples from the Web for outlining
In 2012, Huffington Post was outlining to readers “10 Things You Can Do To Stop Street Harassment.”
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|Ilana Glazer|April 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Furthermore, outlining precisely which specific Iranian steps might spur U.S. action has already, to some degree, occurred.
Obama gave a speech to Congress last September outlining a new jobs plan.Michael Tomasky: Is Barack Obama Too Weak to Win in November?|Michael Tomasky|June 5, 2012|DAILY BEAST
For more than 15 years, Alegria has been outlining a similar vision to the New York media.
Seasonal use of materials has been kept in mind in outlining this course.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
It was the anniversary of her death, and Dante was outlining angels to illustrate his sonnets wherein he apotheosized Beatrice.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 13|Elbert Hubbard
McClellan had come into possession of Lees general order, outlining the campaign.The Civil War Through the Camera|Henry W. (Henry William) Elson
In outlining this evidence it will only be necessary to present its general features.A Grammar of Freethought|Chapman Cohen
The flyer drew a rough sketch of the world, outlining the continents of the northern hemisphere.Helen in the Editor's Chair|Ruthe S. Wheeler
British Dictionary definitions for outlining
- a drawing or manner of drawing consisting only of external lines
- (as modifier)an outline map
Word Origin and History for outlining (1 of 2)
1790, "to draw in outline," from outline (n.). Meaning "to describe in general terms" is from 1855. Related: Outlined; outlining.