Definitions for summary

Definitions for (noun) summary

Main entry: sum-up, summary

Definition: a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form

Usage: he gave a summary of the conclusions

Definitions for (adj) summary

Main entry: compact, compendious, succinct, summary

Definition: briefly giving the gist of something

Usage: a short and compendious book; a compact style is brief and pithy; succinct comparisons; a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject

Main entry: summary, drumhead

Definition: performed speedily and without formality

Usage: a summary execution; summary justice

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