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Definition of sketch verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sketch
    he / she / it sketches
    past simple sketched
    -ing form sketching
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] sketch (somebody/something) to make a quick drawing of someone or something He quickly sketched the view from the window.
  2. 2[transitive] sketch something (out) to give a general description of something, giving only the basic facts synonym outline She sketched out her plan for tackling the problem.
  3. Phrasal Verbssketch somethingin
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