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Definitions of summary

  1. A brief account containing the sum or substance of a fuller account; an abridgment; as, a summary of a law case. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2. Summariness. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. An abstract; compendium. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. An abridgment or epitome. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. An abridged account; an abstract or compendium. See Sum. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. An abstract; an abridgment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  7. Summarily. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. briefly giving the gist of something; "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. performed speedily and without formality; "a summary execution"; "summary justice" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. Formed into a sum; summed up; reduced into a narrow compass, or into few words; short; brief; concise; compendious; as, a summary statement of facts. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. Hence, rapidly performed; quickly executed; as, a summary process; to take summary vengeance. Newage Dictionary DB
  12. A general or comprehensive statement; an abridged account; an abstract, abridgment, or compendium, containing the sum or substance of a fuller account. Newage Dictionary DB
  13. Summed up or condensed: short: brief: compendious: done by a short method. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. Brief; concise; prompt. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. Concise. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. Instant; offhand. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. Reduced into a narrow compass, or into few words; concise; compendious; done summarily. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. Containing the substance; reduced into a small compass; short; concise; effected by a short way or method. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for summary

  1. Summary of its Natural History, with an Account of its Enemies, and the best Means of controlling it; being a Report of Progress of the Work of the Commission. – Directions for Collecting and Preserving Insects by C. V. Riley
  2. Jack asked his friend about the experience of himself and Hay- uta on the other side the stream, and Deerfoot gave a summary of what had befallen them. – Footprints in the Forest by Edward Sylvester Ellis
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