Share this entry

Share this page

synopsis

Saltos de línea: syn¦op|sis
Pronunciación: /sɪˈnɒpsɪs
 
/

Definición de synopsis en inglés:

sustantivo (plural synopses /-siːz/)

1A brief summary or general survey of something: a synopsis of the insurance cover provided is set out below
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • If you scroll to the airport, it gives you just a brief synopsis of delays, the departures and weather conditions.
  • Mr Gilder has sent a letter to all members, assuring them that there is no crisis at the theatre and giving a brief synopsis of the events that led up to the resignations.
  • John gave a general synopsis and managed the slides and Jo gave a more detailed explanation.
Sinónimos
1.1An outline of the plot of a play, film, or book.
Example sentences
  • I originally intended to attempt to give a plot synopsis of this film, but it's so confusing I might just not bother.
  • You are seized by the desire to read a book without someone snatching it from you and demanding a synopsis of the plot.
  • Even though the plot synopsis may set off warning sirens, however, the film is refreshing, never cloying.

Origen

early 17th century: via late Latin from Greek, from sun- 'together' + opsis 'seeing'.

Derivados

synopsize

1
(also synopsise) verbo
Example sentences
  • In order to save you watching all ten of these exciting shows, we have reviewed, and synopsized each one!
  • Could New York's history and culture possibly be synopsized in just two volumes?
  • It's like trying to synopsize a fireworks display.

Definición de synopsis en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día orthoepy
Pronunciación: ˈɔːθəʊɛpi
noun
the correct or accepted pronunciation of words