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[bɹˈiːf], [bɹˈiːf], [b_ɹ_ˈiː_f]

Synonyms for Brief:

concise (adjective)

abrupt, blunt, brusque, compact, concise, curt, incisive, short, short and sweet, succinct, terse, to the point.

little (adjective)

delicate, diminutive, few, little, low, meager, minute, narrow, paltry, puny, scanty, small.

short (adjective)

abridged, clipped, condensed, petite, picayune, runty, squat, stumpy.

transient (adjective)

changeable, cursory, ephemeral, evanescent, fading, fickle, fleeting, flickering, flitting, impermanent, instantaneous, momentary, mortal, mutable, passing, restless, rootless, shifting, short-lived, short-term, temporal, temporary, transient, transitory, volatile.

publication (noun)

advertisement, announcement, bulletin, circular, commercial, dissemination, gazette, handbill, herald, journal, journalism, newsletter, newsmagazine, newspaper, notice, organ, periodical, post, promotion, promulgation, propaganda, publication, report, review.

advise (verb)

admonish, advise, advocate, caution, confer, consult, counsel, cue, direct, encourage, guide, inform, instruct, notify, prompt, recommend, suggest, warn.

disclose (verb)

advertise, announce, assert, broadcast, communicate, confess, declare, disclose, disseminate, divulge, exhibit, express, proclaim, reveal, testify, uncloak, unmask.

publish (verb)

circulate, promote, promulgate, propagandize, publish.

Other synonyms and related words:

Clingy, Depthless, SUMMA, Short-spoken, Spartan, a-line, abbreviate, abbreviated, abbreviation, abbreviatory, abbreviature, abrege, abridge, abridgement, abridgment, abruptly, abstract, accelerated, account, account rendered, accounting, acquaint, acta, ad interim, adapt, advertise of, advice, affidavit, airmanship, analysis, annual, answer for, apercu, aphoristic, aposiopestic, apothegmatic, appear for, apprise, approximately, argument, around, article, assignment, attitude, attorney, awhile, backless, baggy, be brief, be deficient, be deputy, bespeak, best, big, block in, block out, bluff, blurb, boildown, bond, book, boot-cut, breakneck, breviary, breviloquent, brevity, briefing, briefly, briefly worded, bring word, brisk, briskly, brusquely, button-down, button-through, capsule, capsulize, case, casual, catalog, catalogue, catalogue raisonne, census report, chalk out, charge, chunky, clause, close, close-tongued, closemouthed, coach, coarsely, codicil, cogent, cometary, commission, compend, compendiary, compendious, compendium, compressed, concentrated, concisely, condensation, condense, condensed version, confederated, consolidation, conspectus, consult with, contention, contents, contract, contracted, convertible, conveyance, covenant, crisp, crudely, crusty, curtailed, curtal, curtate, cut, data, debrief, deciduous, decrease, decurtate, defense, define, delineate, deliver, demonstration, describe, description, design, designer, develop, digest, direction, directions, directive, disappearing, disclosure specification, discourteously, dismissive, distillate, distilled, docked, dossier, draft, draught, draughtsman, draughty, drawer, drawing, dressy, drill, dumb, dumpy, dwarf, economical, economical of words, edify, educate, elastic, election returns, elfin, elliptic, elliptical, employ, encapsulation, engage, enlighten, ephemera, epigrammatic, epitome, epitomise, epitomization, epitomize, erratic, exact, excerpt, expeditious, expeditiously, expiring, explain, explanation, explication, expose, extemporaneous, extract, familiarize, fast, feverish, fill in on, fill-in, fine, firm, fit, flash, flashing, fleet, flight plan, floating, fly-by-night, flying, flying lessons, footling, for shortness sake, formal, frantic, frenetic, fugacious, fugitive, give, give a briefing, give directions, give notice, give rundown, give the facts, give the lowdown, give word, glancing, gnomic, going, gone tomorrow, groom, gruff, guidebook, guideline, guidelines, half a pace, hardscrabble, harsh, harshly, haste, hasty, head, heads, hectic, here today, high-speed, hire, hit the high spots, homespun, hooded, humble, hurried, impart, imperceptible, impetuous, in a word, in brief, in case, in short, in sum, in summary, incomplete, inconstant, indisposed to talk, informal, information, initiate, instruction, instructions, insufficient, interim, itchy, job, justify, kaleidoscopic, keep posted, kibitz, knicker, lacking, laconic, leagued, lean, leave word, legal brief, let in on, let know, limited, line, list, loose, low-cut, lowercase, made-to-measure, make a claim, meddle, mediocre, memorandum, mention, mention to, meteoric, midget, minimal, miniscule, minuscule, minutes, mission, moderate, modest, monosyllabic, multum in parvo, mum, mute, neat, news conference, news flash, niggling, not diffuse, not verbose, note, nutshell, oblate, off the peg, off-the-rack, offhandedly, one-piece, operation, opinion, order, orient, ought to, outline, outlines, overnight, oversized, overview, pandect, panty, particulars, pass, peaked, peremptory, perfunctory, petition, petty, picture, piddling, piffling, pilot training, pilotship, pithy, place in order, plan, pocket, pointed, precipitate, precipitously, precis, preengage, pregnant, prepare, prescribe, present, pressed for time, prim, prime, prissy, pro tem, proceedings, process, promptly, propagate, propose, prospectus, provisional, pruned, pug, quaint, qualified, quick, quickly, quiet, raglan, rapid, rapidly, rather, readily, ready, ready-to-wear, recap, recapitulate, recapitulation, recommendation, record, recruit, relay, remote, reportage, represent, reserve, reserved, resume, retain, retrousse, return, returns, revealing, rolled-up, roomy, rough, rough in, rough out, roughly, round-up, rubric, rude, rudely, rule, run through, run-down, rundown, rushed, say, scrimp, seamed, section, send word, sensible, sententious, serve notice, shape, share, sharp, shorn, short by, short step, short-range, short-termed, shorten, shortened, shortened version, shortening, shortly, show the lay of the land, show the ropes, sign on, sign up, sign up for, signify, silent, skeleton, sketch, sketch out, sketchy, skimpy, slapdash, slenderly, slight, slightly, slipping away, sloppy, small in extent, smallish, smooth, snappily, snappish, snippy, snug, soon, sparing of words, speak, speechless, speedily, speedy, spell out, sporty, squab, squabby, stand for, starched, state of facts, statement, statement of case, stocky, strappy, stubbed, stubby, style, submit, subpoena, succinctly, sudden, suddenly, sum, sum and substance, summarily, summarise, summarization, summarize, summary, summary of facts, summing up, summons, superficial, surly, survey, survey the boundaries, swift, swiftly, syllabus, synopsis, synopsize, synopsized, synoptic, taciturn, tailor-made, tailored, take into employment, take on, tally, teach, telegraphic, telescoped, tell, tersely, testament, textbook, the point, thickset, throwaway, thumbnail, thumbnail sketch, tight, tight-lipped, tiny, tip, to sum up, tongue-tied, topical outline, trace, train, transactions, transitional, transmit, trenchant, trivial, truncate, truncated, tutor, unceremonious, unclouded, undetailed, unloquacious, untalkative, update, vanishing, variable, verse, violently, waiver, wakeful, washout, weatherproof, weensy, will, word-bound, wordless, words, wraparound, yearbook, younger.

Rhymes for Brief:

  1. grief, chief, lief, fief, thief, beef, reef, sheaf, leaf;
  2. relief, motif, belief;
  3. disbelief;

Quotes for Brief:

  1. In his state of complete powerlessness the individual perceives the time he has left to live as a brief reprieve. Theodor Adorno.
  2. Never be so brief as to become obscure. Hosea Ballou.
  3. Watching a peaceful death of a human being reminds us of a falling star; one of a million lights in a vast sky that flares up for a brief moment only to disappear into the endless night forever. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.

Idioms of Brief:

  1. hold no brief for;
  2. hold no brief for sm or sth;
  3. in brief