Concise meaning

kən-sīs
Brief and to the point; short and clear.
adjective
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3
Brief, yet including all important information.
adjective
14
3
The definition of concise is expressing briefly and clearly.

An example of concise is "I like apples."

adjective
9
4
Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
adjective
7
2
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Origin of concise

  • Latin concīsus past participle of concīdere to cut up com- intensive pref. com– caedere to cut kaə-id- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin concisus (“cut short”), from Latin concidere (“cut to pieces”), from caedere (“to cut, to strike down”).

    From Wiktionary