Übersetzung von “outline” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch


noun countableoutline /ˈaʊtˌlaɪn/
a description or report giving the main ideas but no detail
esquisse feminine

She gave a brief outline of the plan.
Elle a brossé une brève esquisse du projet.
a line that shows the outer shape of sth
contour masculine , profil masculine

In the dark, I could just see the outline of his head.
Dans l'obscurité, je voyait juste son profil.


verb transitiveoutline /ˈaʊtˌlaɪn/
to give an outline

The document outlines the timetable for the peace talks.
Le document esquisse le calendrier des pourparlers de paix.
to draw a line around the outer edge of sth
tracer les contours

Outline the objects in red.
Tracez les contours des objets en rouge.

(Übersetzung von “outline” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


noun /ˈautlain/

the line forming, or showing, the outer edge of something

He drew the outline of the face first, then added the features.

a short description of the main details of a plan etc

plan, grandes lignes
Don’t tell me the whole story, just give me an outline.

(Übersetzung von “outline” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)