Synonyms of gist in English:

gist


See definition of gist

noun

1‘the gist of his speech’

SYNONYMS
essence, substance, quintessence, main idea, main theme, central idea, central theme, nub, core, heart, heart of the matter, nucleus, kernel, pith, marrow, meat, burden, crux, important point
thrust, direction, drift, sense, meaning, significance, import
informal nitty-gritty