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Definition of brief:

  1. Briefly.
  2. Short: concise.
  3. A short statement, especially of a client's case for the instruction of counsel in conducting it; a writ summoning a man to answer to any action; a letter patent, authorizing a collection of money in churches for any public or private purpose; a papal letter. In brief, in a few words.

Common misspellings for brief:

beif, brefe, berift, breafe, brieft, breaif.


Google Ngram Viewer results for brief:

This graph shows how "brief" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for brief:

  1. Mr. Blane was better pleased by this response than he showed, and, after a brief silence, he got up, saying, Well, well, we'll think about it- we'll think about it. –  by
  2. He started, firing off his brief questions rapidly: Who? –  by
  3. I shall therefore only mention, in a brief manner, those that suffered near the same time with myself. –  by

Quotes for brief:

  1. Never be so brief as to become obscure.
  2. And suns grow meek, and the meek suns grow brief, and the year smiles as it draws near its death.
  3. There is something wrong about the man who wants help. There is somewhere a deep defect, a want, in brief, a need, a crying need, somewhere about that man.
  4. Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
  5. As a result of the asthma I was sent to school in the country, and only visited Sydney for brief, violently asthmatic sojourns on my way to a house we owned in the Blue Mountains.

Rhymes for brief:

  1. beef, chief, fief, grief, leaf, lief, reef, sheaf, thief, reif, rief, keefe, leif, keeffe, naef, neef, seif;
  2. belief, debrief, massif, motif, o'keeffe, relief, sharif, o'keefe, saif, matif;
  3. disbelief;