sketch
noun.
preliminary drawing for later elaboration
he made several studies before starting to paint
Synonym: study
noun.
a brief literary description
Synonym: vignette
noun.
short descriptive summary (of events)
Synonym: resume, survey
noun.
a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine
Synonym: cartoon
verb.
make a sketch of
sketch the building
Synonym: chalk out
verb.
describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of
sketch the outline of the book|outline his ideas
Synonym: adumbrate, outline