synopsis / sɪˈnɒp sɪs /


synopsis 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural syn·op·ses [si-nop-seez]. /sɪˈnɒp siz/.

  1. a brief or condensed statement giving a general view of some subject.
  2. a compendium of heads or short paragraphs giving a view of the whole.
  3. a brief summary of the plot of a novel, motion picture, play, etc.

synopsis 近义词

n. 名词 noun

digest, summary


  1. Authorities in Ventura County told The Los Angeles Times they were reviewing a synopsis of about 20 incidents provided by Thacher officials last week to see if any of them constituted crimes.
  2. It works reasonably well—some synopses are better than others—and it’s free.
  3. These scenes bring out a strange lightheartedness you would not expect going into a film with such a heady synopsis.
  4. For The Signature of All Things, for instance, I wrote a 70 page synopsis of the book before I wrote the book.
  5. With my third book, what was supposed to be the climax (at least, according to the synopsis) arrived on page 100.
  6. Grunwald offers a synopsis of the book in a Foreign Policy piece.
  7. Skim a synopsis of a Roth satire and you might think him only riotous, ludicrous and extravagant.
  8. His account of this initiation turns upon two or three points which do not appear in the synopsis of the sixth chapter.
  9. He knew as much about it as Tadeo, but the published synopsis helped him and his fancy supplied the rest.
  10. This briefer story cannot but be a repetition of the facts and a synopsis of the fuller statement of them.
  11. Enough of its plan and purpose has been given in former chapters to make a synopsis of it unnecessary here.
  12. Sidenotes giving a running synopsis of the text have been kept as close as possible to their original format and location.