Translation of "outline" - English-Spanish dictionary

outline

noun uk /ˈaʊt·laɪn/ us /ˈɑʊtˌlɑɪn/

the shape made by the outside edge of something

contorno
verb uk /ˈaʊt·laɪn/ us /ˈɑʊtˌlɑɪn/

to describe only the most important ideas or facts about something

perfilar
He outlined the department’s plans for next year.

(Translation of “outline” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

outline

noun /ˈautlain/

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

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

a short description of the main details of a plan etc

resumen, esbozo
Don’t tell me the whole story, just give me an outline.

(Translation of “outline” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)