Noun(1) the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work(2) the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
(1) The substance of the libel is true: the question is whether what is stated inaccurately is of the gist of the libel.(2) The minutiae of meetings remains private, but the general gist is that it was a problem and it has been addressed.(3) The script was totally written, every line was there, but he just wanted us to get a general gist of the scene.(4) The gist of everything is correct, but I just don't talk like that.(5) It seems he just cannot grasp the gist of the game.(6) I didn't completely understand all they'd just said, but I thought I had the general gist of it.(7) The gist of his presentation was how important a good education and critical thinking are.(8) It was all in German though, so I couldn't give you the gist of it.(9) she noted the gist of each message(10) There is more - much more - in a similar vein but you get the gist .(11) The gist is that they feel the choice and range of goods has gone down and prices have gone up.(12) Your Honour, we would submit that the gist of the problem is what the award requires the employer to do.(13) The gist of the tort of unlawful interference is the intentional infliction of economic harm.(14) damage is the gist of the action and without it the plaintiff must fail(15) In general, no one wrote anything that strongly contradicted the gist of the review.(16) You really have to read the whole thing to get the gist of his message.
1. essence ::
2. effect ::
3. marrow ::
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