- 1outline something (to somebody) outline what, how, etc… to give a description of the main facts or points involved in something synonym sketch We outlined our proposals to the committee.
- 2[usually passive] outline something (against something) to show or mark the outer edge of something They saw the huge building outlined against the sky.
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NAmE//ˈaʊtlaɪn//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they outline
he / she / it outlines
past simple outlined
-ing form outlining