• WordNet 3.6
    • adv concisely in a concise manner; in a few words "the history is summed up concisely in this book","she replied briefly","briefly, we have a problem","to put it shortly"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Concisely In a concise manner; briefly.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • concisely In a concise manner; briefly; in few words.
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  • Hosea Ballou
    “Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.”
  • Samuel Johnson
    “In all pointed sentences, some degree of accuracy must be sacrificed to conciseness.”


In literature:

Though he could not write a page without mis-spelling some of the words, his letters were always concise and very much to the point.
"Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland" by Joseph Tatlow
It speaks clearly, concisely.
"Public Speaking" by Clarence Stratton
His own descriptions are so concise and graphic as to invite quotation.
"Cave Regions of the Ozarks and Black Hills" by Luella Agnes Owen
Tom saw them, confronted them, and went at things very concisely.
"The Quickening" by Francis Lynde
Let your thought expressed to them be concisely and decidedly expressed.
"Notes on Nursing" by Florence Nightingale
The use of the pen tends to give clearness and conciseness to the speaker's style.
"Talks on Talking" by Grenville Kleiser
Everything in it is restrained, concise, and laconic, as in a page of Holy Writ.
"Great Pictures, As Seen and Described by Famous Writers"
The poem is an etching, sharp, concise and suggestive.
"An Introduction to the Study of Browning" by Arthur Symons
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
Many an unexpected event has resulted from the formal, concise orders issued by the War Department.
"Bob Hampton of Placer" by Randall Parrish

In poetry:

Can he write a letter concisely clear
Without a speck or a smudge or smear
or BLOT,
The Akond of Swat?
"The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear
In this concise despotic way
Unhappy Gaphny fell,
Which did all honest men affray,
As truly it might well.
"The Viceroy. A Ballad." by Matthew Prior
But to conclude, and be concise,
Truth must Will's voucher be;
Truth never yet went in disguise,
For naked still is she.
"The Wandering Pilgrim" by Matthew Prior
Once, on a time and in a place
Conducive to malaria,
There lived a member of the race
Of Rana Temporaria;
Or, more concisely still, a frog
Inhabited a certain bog.
"The Arrogant Frog And The Superior Bull" by Guy Wetmore Carryl
Q. What is th' internal part, the pow'r divine,
The grace, that in his Sacrament does lie,
Or thing intended by the bread and wine?
I beg a ready and concise reply.
"The Lord's Prayer" by Rees Prichard

In news:

After years of serving as a workhorse opening act, Nashville's the Features finally made a headlining appearance in St Louis to a small but enthusiastic crowd at the Firebird in a concise steamroller of a set.
Well, here's a slap in the face of any writer who tries to write concisely.
Toni Morrison 's "Home"—Powerful and Concise.
To be as efficient and effective as possible, all set up data should be clearly and concisely documented.
Following some basic principles of composition will help you express your thoughts clearly and concisely.
Funny, women have the ability to communicate surprisingly concisely in the presence of an assault weapon .
Periodically, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary comes out with an updated, printed version of their publication.
This concise 55-page booklet provides all the necessary information for a quick and successful start to the pursuit of photography through the use of handmade materials and processes.
If you can't say anything concise.
Doctors like direct mail as long as the message is concise and to the point.
Keeping this as concise as possible in the interest of time.
Jones & Meyer, in a concise, fascinating history, bring the reader up to speed on the history of the pledge of allegiance.
EEI Daily Energy News - concise news abstracts from more than 200 of the country's major newspapers, magazines, radio/television programs and news services (electronic subscription).
The band's evocative sound recalls '90s alt-rock with a concise, brooding precision I often long for.
Each chapter offers a concise outline of the information you need to know today.

In science:

Following previous works [10, 11], we present here a concise description of the category structure of ¯A.
Functorial Aspects of the Space of Generalized Connections
Specification: Although Esterel is relatively simple, it is expressive and concise enough to program complex controllers. • Simulation: The Esterel system provides symbolic debugging simulation with the symbolic debugging simulator Xes.
EPspectra: A Formal Toolkit for Developing DSP Software Applications
Also, some information might be left voluntarily vague or in concise form.
Preferential and Preferential-discriminative Consequence relations
For these, we refer the reader to the very readable and concise introductory notes [Ch], whose terminology we follow here, or to any other introductory text on the topic.
On o-minimality of extensions of $\R$ by restricted generic smooth functions
We will call such an experiment an operational observation of (X, σ, µ) through the partition P or, more concisely, a P-experiment.
Renormalization Group versus Kolmogorov-Sinai entropy: a very simple remark