What is the opposite of abstract?

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Adjective
Opposite of existing in thought or as an idea but not having a physical or concrete existence
“We, at times, value representations of a thing over the actual thing itself.”
Adjective
Opposite of difficult to understand or conceptualize
“According to Dr. Serafine, linking diet with human health and planet health is a very simple idea.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to or denoting art that does not attempt to represent external reality directly
“It is interesting to see the extremely realistic representation of the wounds in this fresco painting.”
Adjective
Opposite of difficult to comprehend or understand
“The player's menu system is straightforward to use, with a thumb-wheel to help you navigate tracks quickly.”
Adjective
Opposite of not literal, but symbolic
Adjective
(of a subject of study) Opposite of dealing with abstract concepts and not practical application
“Scientists and engineers usually prefer to define technology as applied science, rather than as the things that people make and use.”
Adjective
Opposite of intended for or likely to be understood by only a small number of people with a specialized knowledge or interest
Adjective
Opposite of made simple
Adjective
Opposite of cold or aloof in manner or behavior
Adjective
Opposite of that cannot be precisely defined or put into words
Adjective
Opposite of not concerned with material values or pursuits
Adjective
Opposite of intellectually deep
Shallow conversations are generally built upon gossip and other trivia.”
Noun
Opposite of a summary of the contents of a book, article, or speech
“The defendant was required to provide the contents of the email in its entirety.”
Noun
Opposite of a figure intended to represent an abstract quality
“In Tolkien's world, evil is the antithesis of creativity, and is dependent on destruction and ruin for its basis.”
Noun
Opposite of a brief summary of the major points of a written work, either as prose or as a table
Noun
Opposite of a brief summary of a document, presentation or event
Noun
Opposite of a general description or plan showing the essential features of something but without the detail
Noun
Opposite of a brief statement or account of the main points of something
“She is a master of exposition and description, with a ready ear for a telling anecdote.”
Noun
Opposite of a brief summary of something presented
“I request a full transcript of the conversation I had with the operator regarding my bill.”
Noun
Opposite of a tangible or visible form of an idea, quality, or feeling
Noun
Opposite of a brief summary, as of a book or a presentation
“I can't wait to dive into the details of this report.”
Noun
Opposite of the process or manifestation of objectifying (something)
Noun
Opposite of a preliminary outline for a plan
“In the final version of the script, the tenor of the argument between the heads is slightly different.”
Verb
Opposite of to take away from
“They would need to add an extra year to his contract to finally close negotiations.”
Verb
Opposite of to make a written summary of (an article or book)
“The journalist would press him again to detail the contents of the agreement.”
Verb
Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“Just focus on the task at hand and get it done quickly.”
Verb
Opposite of to rearrange or reorganize by reduction or summarization
Verb
Opposite of to take something illegally or without the owner's permission
Verb
Opposite of to take for one's own benefit, typically without permission
“This document has been designed to bestow some dignity to those who toil thanklessly in the vineyards of art.”
Verb
Opposite of to cite or reference
“The teacher would typically invent new and creative phrases to demonstrate the use of various words in sentences.”
Verb
Opposite of to steal (something)
“Jerry, in good conscience, would not keep the ring that he had stolen and decided to return it.”
Verb
Opposite of to summarize or repeat in concise form
Verb
Opposite of condense or conflate so as to occupy less space or time
Verb
Opposite of to leave or withdraw from a commitment or responsibility
Verb
Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
“Something more to Singer's selfish desires could attract him away from the pork.”
Verb
Opposite of to express in a shorter form
Verb
Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
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Opposite of review
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Opposite of to divert one's mind or attention (to something else)
Verb
Opposite of to steal
“The council would decide that the best way to move forward would be to give the land to the natives.”
Verb
Opposite of to take away or pull out from a place or position
“There are many charging stations at the airport that you can insert your device's USB cable into.”
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