HyperDic: summary

English > 3 senses of the word summary:
NOUNcommunicationsummary, sum-upa brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
ADJECTIVEallsummary, drumheadperformed speedily and without formality
allsummary, compendious, compact, succinctbriefly giving the gist of something
summary > pronunciation
Soundssah'meriy
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > summary: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningPerformed speedily and without formality.
Examples
  • "a summary execution"
  • "summary justice"
Synonymdrumhead
Broaderunofficialnot having official authority or sanction
Spanishapurado, a todo dar, sumario
Catalansumari
Adverbssummarilywithout delay
English > summary: 3 senses > adjective 2
Meaningbriefly giving the gist of something.
Example "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"
Synonymscompendious, compact, succinct
BroaderconciseExpressing much in few words
Spanishconciso, sucinta, sucinto, sumario
Catalansuccint
Nounssummarya brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
English > summary: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form.
Example"he gave a summary of the conclusions"
Synonymsum-up
Narrowerargument, literary argumentA summary of the subject / subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie
capitulationA summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic / topic
compendiumA concise but comprehensive summary of a larger / larger work
condensation, abridgement, abridgment, capsuleA shortened version of a written work
conspectusAn overall summary
curriculum vitae, CV, resumeA summary of your academic and work history
line scoreA summary of the scoring in a game / game (usually in tabular form)
outline, synopsis, abstract, precisA sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory
overviewA general summary of a subject / subject / subject
roundupA summary list
sketch, survey, resumeshort / short descriptive summary (of events)
summation, summing up, rundownA concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)
BroaderstatementA message that is stated or declared
Spanishextracto, resumen, síntesis, sumario
Catalanextracte, resum, síntesi, sumari
Adjectivessummarybriefly giving the gist of something
Verbssummarize, summarisegive a summary (of)

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