Synonyms of sketch
1 drawingDictionary • a sketch of a soldier
drawing • She did a drawing of me.
design • They drew up the design in a week.
representation • a life-like representation of Christ
delineation • His razor-sharp delineation of ordinary life.
2 draftDictionary • I had a basic sketch of a plan.
draft • I rewrote his first draft.
outline • an outline of a plan to reduce the country's national debt
framework • wooden shelves on a steel framework
plan • Draw a plan of the garden.
frame • He supplied housebuilders with modern timber frames.
rough • Editors are always saying that the roughs are better.
skeleton • a skeleton of policy guidelines
blueprint • The documents contain a blueprint for a nuclear device.
layout • He tried to recall the layout of the farmhouse.
3 skitDictionary • a five-minute humorous sketch
skit • clever skits on popular songs
piece • There was a piece about him on television.
scene • the opening scene
turn • the most brilliant comic turn in television history
act • Numerous bands are playing, as well as comedy acts.
performance (informal) • She made a big performance of cooking the dinner.
item • The most valuable item on show will be a Picasso.
routine (informal) • like a Marx Brothers routine
1 drawDictionary • I sketched the scene with my pen and paper.
draw • Draw a rough design for a logo.
paint • He was painting a portrait of his wife.
outline • The methods outlined in this book are only suggestions.
represent • God is represented as male.
draft • He drafted a standard letter.
portray • the landscape as portrayed by painters such as Poussin
depict • a gallery of pictures depicting famous battles
delineate • The relationship between Church and State was delineated in a formal agreement.
PHRASAL VERB:▷ sketch something out
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actAn act in a show is a short performance which is one of several in the show.
• Numerous bands are playing, as well as comedy acts.
blueprintA blueprint of an architect's building plans or a designer's pattern is a photographic print consisting of white lines on a blue background. Blueprints contain all of the information that is needed to build or make something.
• The documents contain a blueprint for a nuclear device.
delineateIf you delineate something such as an idea or situation, you describe it or define it, often in a lot of detail.
• The relationship between Church and State was delineated in a formal agreement.
Thesaurus for sketch from the Collins English Thesaurus
a rapid drawing or painting, often a study for subsequent elaboration
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