Synonyms for gist
- bottom line
- name of the game
- nature of the beast
- nitty gritty
- nuts and bolts
- punch line
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GIST
Now, Smith, you've given me the gist of the matter, haven't you?
I don't know that I could repeat it word for word, but I could certainly give the gist of it.
I want to have the gist of them before the London Syndicate sees them.
That has been the gist of Axelson's repeated communications.
And this was the gist of most of the expressed sentiments which came to him.
That, as far as Mary understood anything about it, was the gist of the story.
In pamphlet form the gist of it started upon the rounds of Europe.
I can tell you the gist of them both in a few well-chosen phrases!
That is the gist of the matter; and a very wonderful gist it is, to my mind.
And she will not know until I read this will to her after I have communicated the gist of it to you.