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English adjective: summary

1. summary performed speedily and without formality


SamplesA summary execution.
Summary justice.


Synonymsdrumhead


Similarunofficial


Antonymsofficial

2. summary briefly giving the gist of something


SamplesA short and compendious book.
A compact style is brief and pithy.
Succinct comparisons.
A summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject.


Synonymscompact, compendious, succinct


Similarconcise


Antonymsprolix


English noun: summary

1. summary (communication) a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form


SamplesHe gave a summary of the conclusions.


Synonymssum-up


Broader (hypernym)statement


Narrower (hyponym)abridgement, abridgment, abstract, argument, capitulation, capsule, compendium, condensation, conspectus, curriculum vitae, CV, line score, literary argument, outline, overview, precis, resume, resume, roundup, rundown, sketch, summation, summing up, survey, synopsis









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