Brief Synonyms & Definitions

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• BriefDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) A writ; a breve. See Breve, n., 2.
  2. (a.) An abridgment or concise statement of a clients case, made out for the instruction of counsel in a trial at law. This word is applied also to a statement of the heads or points of a law argument.
  3. (n.) A letter patent, from proper authority, authorizing a collection or charitable contribution of money in churches, for any public or private purpose.
  4. (a.) Rife; common; prevalent.
  5. (a.) A short concise writing or letter; a statement in few words.
  6. (a.) An epitome.
  7. (a.) Short in duration.
  8. (v. t.) To make an abstract or abridgment of; to shorten; as, to brief pleadings.
  9. (adv.) Briefly.
  10. (n.) A writ issuing from the chancery, directed to any judge ordinary, commanding and authorizing that judge to call a jury to inquire into the case, and upon their verdict to pronounce sentence.
  11. (adv.) Soon; quickly.
  12. (a.) Concise; terse; succinct.

• BrieflessDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Having no brief; without clients; as, a briefless barrister.