What is brief?

  • (noun): A condensed written summary or abstract.
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "brief":

  • (noun): A document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case.
    Synonyms: legal brief
  • (adj): Concise and succinct.
    Example: "Covered the matter in a brief statement"
  • (adj): (of clothing) very short.
    Example: "A brief bikini"
    Synonyms: abbreviated
  • (adj): Of short duration or distance.
    Example: "A brief stay in the country"
    Synonyms: little
  • (verb): Give essential information to someone.
    Example: "The reporters were briefed about the President's plan to invade"