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Synonyms for summary
ˈsʌm ə ri

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. summary, sum-up(adj)

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

    "he gave a summary of the conclusions"

    Synonyms:
    sum-up

    Antonyms:
    official, prolix

  2. drumhead, summary(adj)

    performed speedily and without formality

    "a summary execution"; "summary justice"

    Synonyms:
    succinct, compact, compendious, drumhead

    Antonyms:
    prolix, official

  3. compendious, compact, succinct, summary(adj)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    stocky, succinct, compact, thickset, thick, heavyset, drumhead, compendious

    Antonyms:
    official, prolix

Wiktionary

  1. summary(noun)

    An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.

    Synonyms:
    short form, upshot, bottom line

  2. summary(adjective)

    Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form

    Synonyms:
    bottom line, short form, upshot

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. summary

    An abridgment gives the most important portions of a work substantially as they stand. An outline or synopsis is a kind of sketch closely following the plan. An abstract or digest is an independent statement of what the book contains. An analysis draws out the chief thoughts or arguments, whether expressed or implied. A summary is the most condensed statement of results or conclusions. An epitome, compend, or compendium is a condensed view of a subject, whether derived from a previous publication or not. We may have an abridgment of a dictionary, but not an analysis, abstract, digest, or summary. We may have an epitome of religion, a compendium of English literature, but not an abridgment. Compare ABBREVIATION.

    Synonyms:
    abbreviation, abridgment, abstract, analysis, compend, compendium, digest, epitome, outline, synopsis

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. summary(a)

    Synonyms:
    compendious, short, succinct, brief, offhand, decisive, quick, sharp, unceremonious, informal, rapid, concise

    Antonyms:
    tedious, circuitous, roundabout, protracted, formal, ceremonious, punctilious, slow

  2. summary(n)

    Synonyms:
    analysis, tabulation, abridgment, resume, compendium, digest, epitome, abstract

    Antonyms:
    dilatation, expansion, dilution

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. summary(a.)

    Synonyms:
    short, brief, concise, compendious, synoptical, succinct, laconic, curt, terse, pithy, compact, condensed

  2. summary(n.)

    Synonyms:
    abridgment, compend, compendium, abstract, epitome, digest, synopsis, syllabus, conspectus, RESUMÉ, sum and substance, the short and the long

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