Synonyms for brief
- boiled down
- short and sweet
- to the point
Antonyms for brief
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRIEF
From one enemy of Robert the transition is brief and natural to another.
He made his way to the house of Squire Paine, and, after a brief pause, was admitted.
It concerns myself, and will therefore be as brief as possible.
He made a brief gesture, like one wiping an obstacle out of the way.
We regret that his tours are so rapid, and his journals so brief.
There was a brief shifting of eyes toward him, and a grunt from Jeff; that was all.
It was not until the brief session of 1847, that he appeared again in Parliament.
These are my reasons in brief, for the alteration of my style.
"I locked it myself," replied Hester, and told him in brief the story of the evening.
But the reproduction is of brief duration; and it is speedily effaced or transformed.
late 13c., from Latin brevis (adj.) "short, low, little, shallow," from PIE *mregh-wi-, from root *mregh-u- "short" (cf. Greek brakhys "short," Old Church Slavonic bruzeja "shallow places, shoals," Gothic gamaurgjan "to shorten").