Definition of Gist

1. Noun. The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work.

Exact synonyms: Burden, Core, Effect, Essence
Generic synonyms: Import, Meaning, Significance, Signification



2. Noun. The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience. "The nub of the story"

Definition of Gist

1. n. A resting place.

Definition of Gist

1. Noun. The most essential part; the main idea or substance (of a longer or more complicated matter). ¹

2. Noun. (legal dated) The essential ground for action in a suit, without which there is no cause of action. ¹

3. Noun. (obsolete) Resting place (especially of animals), lodging. ¹

4. Verb. To summarize, to extract and present the most important parts of. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gist

1. the main point of a matter [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gist

gise
gish
gished
gishes
gisle
gisles
gism
gismo
gismondine
gismondines
gismondite
gismos
gisms
gismu
gissa
gist (current term)
gisting
gists
git
git-go
git along
gitalin
gitana
gitanas
gitano
gitanos
gitch
gite
gites
gith

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