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(noun, adj.sat, verb, adj., adverb)


There are 12 meanings of the word Brief.

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Brief - as a noun

A document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case

Synonyms (Exact Relations)
legal brief
Hypernyms (Closely Related)
instrument12legal documentlegal instrumentofficial document
Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

A condensed written summary or abstract

Brief - as an adjective satellite

Of short duration or distance

Example: "A brief stay in the country"

Concise and succinct

Example: "Covered the matter in a brief statement"

(of clothing) very short

Example: "An abbreviated swimsuit"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Brief - as a verb

Give essential information to someone

Example: "The reporters were briefed about the president's plan to invade"

Brief - as an adjective

Of short duration; happening quickly.

Example: "Her reign was brief but spectacular."

Concise; taking few words.

Example: "His speech of acceptance was brief but moving."

Occupying a small distance, area or spatial extent; short.

Example: "Her skirt was extremely brief but doubtless cool."

Rife; common; prevalent.

Brief - as an adverb


Soon; quickly.

Example Sentences

"I had a brief conversation with him before the meeting."
"The storm caused only a brief interruption in the power supply."
"She gave a brief presentation on the new project."
"The article provides a brief overview of the topic."
"The police conducted a brief investigation into the incident."
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Word Game Points

Is BRIEF a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, brief is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BRIEF has a SCRABBLE points total of 10.

Is BRIEF a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, brief is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BRIEF has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is BRIEF a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, brief is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BRIEF has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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