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Definitions of abstract

  1. make off with belongings of others Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance; "he loved her only in the abstract--not in person" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention; "abstract reasoning"; "abstract science" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment; "abstract words like `truth' and `justice'" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. based on specialized theory; "a theoretical analysis" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature; "a large abstract painting" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. consider apart from a particular case or instance; "Let's abstract away from this particular example" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. give an abstract (of) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. Withdraw; separate. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Considered apart from any application to a particular object; separated from matter; existing in the mind only; as, abstract truth, abstract numbers. Hence: ideal; abstruse; difficult. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Abstracted; absent in mind. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. To withdraw; to separate; to take away. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. To draw off in respect to interest or attention; as, his was wholly abstracted by other objects. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. To separate, as ideas, by the operation of the mind; to consider by itself; to contemplate separately, as a quality or attribute. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. To epitomize; to abridge. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. To take secretly or dishonestly; to purloin; as, to abstract goods from a parcel, or money from a till. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. To separate, as the more volatile or soluble parts of a substance, by distillation or other chemical processes. In this sense extract is now more generally used. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. To perform the process of abstraction. Webster Dictionary DB
  21. That which comprises or concentrates in itself the essential qualities of a larger thing or of several things. Specifically: A summary or an epitome, as of a treatise or book, or of a statement; a brief. Webster Dictionary DB
  22. A state of separation from other things; as, to consider a subject in the abstract, or apart from other associated things. Webster Dictionary DB
  23. An abstract term. Webster Dictionary DB
  24. A powdered solid extract of a vegetable substance mixed with sugar of milk in such proportion that one part of the abstract represents two parts of the original substance. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. Expressing a particular property of an object viewed apart from the other properties which constitute it; - opposed to concrete; as, honesty is an abstract word. Webster Dictionary DB
  26. Resulting from the mental faculty of abstraction; general as opposed to particular; as, reptile is an abstract or general name. Webster Dictionary DB
  27. A summing up of the main parts of a larger work. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  28. To draw away; separate; steal; separate from and consider apart. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  29. Considered apart; as, abstract truth; ideal; expressing a quality apart from any subject; as, abstract words. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  30. Abstractly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. A preparation formerly recognized by the U.S.P. under the name abstractum, made by evaporating a fluidextract to a powder and triturating with sugar of milk; one part of the abstract was equal in strength to two parts of the drug or its extract. The official abstracts were of aconite, belladonna, conium, digitalis, hyoscyamus, ignatia, jalap, nux vomica, podophyllum, senega, and valerian. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  32. 1. To take away 2. To condense or abbreviate an article or paper. 3. To make an abstract of a drug. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  33. To draw away: to separate: to purloin. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  34. General, as opposed to particular or individual: the opposite of abstract is concrete: a red color is an abstract notion, a red rose is a concrete notion: an abstract noun is the name of a quality apart from the thing, as redness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  35. Summary: abridgment: essence. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  36. ABSTRACTNESS. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  37. Separate; existing only in thought. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  38. To draw or take from. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  39. To take away; separate; divert; remove; purloin. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  40. To make an abstract of; abridge. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. Existing in thought only; not concrete; theoretical; imaginary; abstruse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. A brief statement of facts that are set forth in full elsewhere; summary; compendium. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  43. Considered apart from its applications, as abstract science; considered apart from particulars, or in general, and hence abstruse; quality considered apart from substance. An abstract idea, an idea separated from a complex object, or from other ideas which naturally accompany it, as the solidity of marble contemplated apart from its colour or figure. Abstract terms, those which express abstract ideas, as beauty, whiteness, folly, roundness, without regard to any subject in which they exist; or the names of orders, genera, or species of things. Abstract numbers, numbers used without application to any particular objects, as 3, 7, 9; but when applied to anything, as 6 feet or 8 men, they become concrete. Abstract or pure mathematics, that which treats of the properties of magnitude, figure, or quantity, absolutely and generally considered, without restriction to any particular object; thus distinguished from mixed mathematics, which treats of the relations of quantity as applied to sensible objects, as astromony, mechanics, optics,&c. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  44. To draw away; to separate mentally and consider separately; to epitomize or reduce to a summary; to take secretly for one's own use part of another's property in one's power; to purloin. To separate the volatile parts of a substance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  45. A summary containing the substance, or the principal heads, of a treatise or writing; an extract, in smaller quantity, containing the essence of a larger. In the abstract, in a state of separation; without reference to particular persons or things. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  46. Expressing a particular property of an object viewed apart from the other properties which constitute it; -- opposed to concrete; as, honesty is an abstract word. mso.anu.edu.au
  47. A written statement about a complex work that contains only the basic gist. It is usually written by another author. Other terms that might help are abridgment, digest, outline, pr thelawdictionary.org
  48. A description of a concept that leaves out someinformation or details in order to simplify it in some usefulway.Abstraction is a powerful technique that is applied in manyareas of computing and elsewhere. For example: abstractclass, data abstraction, abstract interpretation,abstract syntax, Hardware Abstraction Layer. foldoc_fs
  49. Expressing a particular property of an object viewed apart from the other properties which constitute it; opposed to concrete; as, honesty is an abstract word. dictgcide_fs
  50. A powdered solid extract of a vegetable substance mixed with lactose in such proportion that one part of the abstract represents two parts of the original substance. dictgcide_fs
  51. abs-trakt', v.t. to draw away: to separate: to purloin.--adj. ABSTRACT'ED, drawn off (with from): removed: absent in mind.--adv. ABSTRACT'EDLY.--ns. ABSTRACT'EDNESS; ABSTRAC'TION, act of abstracting: state of being abstracted: absence of mind: the operation of the mind by which certain qualities or attributes of an object are considered apart from the rest: a purloining.--adj. ABSTRACT'IVE, having the power of abstracting.--n. anything abstractive: an abstract.--adv. ABS'TRACTLY.--n. ABS'TRACTNESS. [L. abs, away from, trah[)e]re, tractum, to draw. See TRACE.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  52. abs'trakt, adj. general, as opposed to particular or individual (the opposite of abstract is concrete--a red colour is an abstract notion, a red rose is a concrete notion; an abstract noun is the name of a quality apart from the thing, as redness).--n. summary: abridgment: essence. [L. abstractus, as if a quality common to a number of things were drawn away from the things and considered by itself.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  53. [Latin] A dry powdered alcoholic extract of a drug mixed with sugar or milk in such quantity that one part of the a. represents two parts of the drug. na
  54. Separated from matter, practice, or particular examples, not concrete; ideal, not practical; abstruse; (with the, as noun) the ideal or theoretical way of regarding things (in the a.). Hence abstractly adv., abstractness n. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  55. Essence, summary; abstraction or abstract term. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  56. Deduct, remove, (an obj. much &c. is somet. omitted); (euphemism) steal; disengage (obj. attention &c. somet. omitted) from; consider apart from the concrete; summarize. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  57. A powder made from a drug mixed with milk-sugar, and having twice the strength of the original drug. American pocket medical dictionary.
  58. A powdered extract diluted with sugar of milk, so that 1 part of the abstract represents 2 parts of the crude drug. Abstracts were official products of the U. S. Ph. for 1880. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  59. n. That which comprises in itself the essential qualities of a larger thing, or of several things; specifically, an inventory, summary, or epitome ;—a state of separation from other things, as, to consider a subject in the abstract. Cabinet Dictionary
  60. Separated from something else, generally used with relation to mental perceptions. Complete Dictionary
  61. A smaller quantity, containing the virtue or power of a greater; in epitome made by taking out the principal parts. Complete Dictionary

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