Abstract Meaning

There are 9 meaning(s) for word Abstract

Abstract Meaning 1 : not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature

    Example : a large abstract painting

    Synonyms : abstractionist,  nonfigurative,  nonobjective
Abstract Meaning 2 : a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

    Synonyms : outline,  precis,  synopsis
Abstract Meaning 3 : make off with belongings of others

    Synonyms : cabbage,  filch,  hook,  lift,  nobble,  pilfer,  pinch,  purloin,  snarf,  sneak,  swipe
Abstract Meaning 4 : a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

    Example : he loved her only in the abstract--not in person

    Synonyms : abstraction
Abstract Meaning 5 : consider a concept without thinking of a specific example; consider abstractly or theoretically

Abstract Meaning 6 : consider apart from a particular case or instance

    Example : Let's abstract away from this particular example

Abstract Meaning 7 : dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention

    Example : abstract reasoning,abstract science

Abstract Meaning 8 : existing only in the mind; separated from embodiment

    Example : abstract words like `truth' and `justice'

Abstract Meaning 9 : give an abstract (of)

Abstract Antonyms