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4 definitions found
 for concise
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concise \Con*cise"\, a. [L. concisus cut off, short, p. p. of
     concidere to cut to pieces; con- + caedere to cut; perh. akin
     to scindere to cleave, and to E. shed, v. t.; cf. F. concis.]
     Expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and
     compacted; -- used of style in writing or speaking.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           The concise style, which expresseth not enough, but
           leaves somewhat to be understood.        --B. Jonson.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Where the author is . . . too brief and concise,
           amplify a little.                        --I. Watts.
  
     Syn: Laconic; terse; brief; short; compendious; summary;
          succinct. See Laconic, and Terse.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  concise
      adj 1: expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation"
             [ant: prolix]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "concise":
     Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, aposiopestic, brief, brusque,
     clipped, close, close-tongued, closemouthed, cogent, compact,
     compendious, compressed, condensed, contracted, crisp, curt,
     curtailed, curtal, curtate, cut, decurtate, direct, docked, dumb,
     economical of words, elliptic, epigrammatic, gnomic,
     indisposed to talk, instantaneous, laconic, little, low, mum, mute,
     pithy, pointed, pruned, quiet, reserved, sententious, short,
     short and sweet, shortened, silent, snug, sparing of words,
     speechless, succinct, summary, synopsized, synoptic, taciturn,
     terse, tight, tight-lipped, to the point, tongue-tied, transient,
     trenchant, truncated, unloquacious, untalkative, word-bound,
     wordless
  
  

From V.E.R.A. -- Virtual Entity of Relevant Acronyms (September 2014) :

  CONCISE
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