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  • as inhypothetic
  • as intheoretic
  • as intheoretical

synonyms for in the abstract

  • abstract
  • academic
  • analytical
  • as a premise
  • assumed
  • codified
  • conjectural
  • contingent
  • formalistic
  • formularized
  • general
  • hypothetical
  • ideal
  • idealized
  • ideational
  • ideological
  • imaginative
  • impractical
  • in theory
  • instanced
  • intelle
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How to use in the abstract in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
This work is now lost, and we know it only by the abstract given by Photius in the passage quoted.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
But the novel disappeared under the clothes with amazing celerity as the voice of her sister-in-law demanded admission.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Her sister-in-law pointed out to her that old Mr. Warrender had been very attentive lately.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IN THE ABSTRACT

  • abstract
  • academic
  • analytical
  • as a premise
  • assumed
  • codified
  • conjectural
  • contingent
  • formalistic
  • formularized
  • general
  • hypothetical
  • ideal
  • idealized
  • ideational
  • ideological
  • imaginative
  • impractical
  • in the abstract
  • in theory
  • instanced
  • intelle
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.