Synonyms of abstract in English:

abstract


See definition of abstract

adjective

1‘abstract concepts such as love and beauty’

SYNONYMS
theoretical, conceptual, notional, intellectual, metaphysical, philosophical, academic
hypothetical, speculative, conjectural, conjectured, suppositional, putative
rare suppositious, suppositive, ideational
ANTONYMS

actual, concrete

2‘abstract art’

SYNONYMS
non-representational, non-realistic, non-pictorial, symbolic, impressionistic
ANTONYMS

representational


verb

1‘staff who index and abstract material for an online database’

SYNONYMS
summarize, write a summary of, precis, abridge, condense, compress, shorten, cut down, abbreviate, synopsize
rare epitomize

2‘they want to abstract water from the river’

SYNONYMS
extract, pump, draw, draw off, tap, suck, withdraw, remove, take away, take out
separate, detach, isolate, dissociate

noun

1‘an abstract of her speech’

SYNONYMS
summary, synopsis, precis, résumé, outline, recapitulation, abridgement, condensation, digest, summation
aperçu
North American wrap-up
archaic argument
rare epitome, conspectus
ANTONYMS

complete version, full text