"sketch" in the noun sense
1. sketch, study
preliminary drawing for later elaboration
"he made several studies before starting to paint"
2. sketch, vignette
a brief literary description
3. sketch, survey, resume
short descriptive summary (of events)
4. cartoon, sketch
a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
"sketch" in the verb sense
1. sketch, chalk out
make a sketch of
"sketch the building"
2. sketch, outline, adumbrate
describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
"sketch the outline of the book"
"outline his ideas"
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