What does the word concise mean?

Usage examples for concise

  1. He paused for a moment to make his directions as clear and concise as possible. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels
  2. It was the full development of all their history; it was the concise, vigorous, intelligible introduction to their future. – Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1 by George Boutwell
  3. With amiable condescension the coroner put the query to the witness in more concise words. – The Heart of a Woman by Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy