Meaning & Definition of Outline in English
1. The line that appears to bound an object
2. A sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
3. A schematic or preliminary plan
1. Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
- "Sketch the outline of the book"
- "Outline his ideas"
2. Draw up an outline or sketch for something
- "Draft a speech"
3. Trace the shape of