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Synonyms for abstract

Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002

Synonyms for abstract

existing only in concept and not in reality

concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters

a short summary or version prepared by cutting down a larger work

to remove from association with

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Synonyms for abstract

a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance

a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

consider a concept without thinking of a specific example

make off with belongings of others

consider apart from a particular case or instance

give an abstract (of)

existing only in the mind

not representing or imitating external reality or the objects of nature

dealing with a subject in the abstract without practical purpose or intention

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'the change of motion is proportional to the impressed force,' or that 'whatever has extension is divisible,' these propositions are to be understood of motion and extension in general; and nevertheless it will not follow that they suggest to my thoughts an idea of motion without a body moved, or any determinate direction and velocity, or that I must conceive an abstract general idea of extension, which is neither line, surface, nor solid, neither great nor small, black, white, nor red, nor of any other determinate colour.
And here it is to be noted that I do not deny absolutely there are general ideas, but only that there are any ABSTRACT general ideas; for, in the passages we have quoted wherein there is mention of general ideas, it is always supposed that they are formed by abstraction, after the manner set forth in sections 8 and 9.
Berkeley's view in the above passage, which is essentially the same as Hume's, does not wholly agree with modern psychology, although it comes nearer to agreement than does the view of those who believe that there are in the mind single contents which can be called abstract ideas.
Suppose that in the end you had an abstract memory-image of the different appearances presented by the negro on different occasions, but no memory-image of any one of the single appearances.
Especially take the same ground in regard to abstract truth, the science of the mind.
To list an event in the calendar, please submit the event name, dates, location, and deadlines for abstracts, manuscripts, and preregistration to amsmtgs@ametsoc.org.
Genmab A/S (CPH:GEN), a biotechnology company specialising in the creation and development of differentiated antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer, announced on Wednesday that 14 industry sponsored abstracts regarding Genmab programmes were accepted for presentation at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, taking place in Chicago from 31 May 2019 to 4 June 2019.
The Association is now accepting abstracts for the 2019 meeting in Philadelphia.
Conatus Pharmaceuticals announced that two abstracts - one addressing clinical results with the company's pan-caspase inhibitor, emricasan, and one addressing preclinical results with the company's pan-caspase inhibitor, IDN-7314 - have been accepted for oral presentations; and one abstract addressing preclinical results with emricasan has been accepted for a poster presentation at The Liver Meeting, the annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, AASLD, in San Francisco November 9-13.
Objective: The aim of our study is to examine the Publication Rate of Congress of Turkish Society of Colorectal Surgery meeting abstracts and determine the factors affecting publication rate.
Abstracts can be described as the first fruits which a researcher gets, but unless they become full-text publications, their usefulness will be limited.
In 2004 [1], the author reported the then current findings from research on structured abstracts and followed this up with a similar paper in 2014 [2].
The call for abstracts is open through August 25, 2014.
Those who wish to make a presentation are requested to forward the Abstracts and follow the following instructions while writing abstracts.