outline (something)

To "outline" something means to describe it without going into too much detail. In other words, it means to talk about something generally. Here are some example of how to use "outline":

First, let me outline what the program is, and then I'll go into how to get signed up for it.

I haven't read the book, but I've read a few articles that outline what it's all about.

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