Definitions for Summaryˈsʌm ə ri

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(5.00 / 1 vote)

  1. summary, sum-up(adj)

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

    "he gave a summary of the conclusions"

  2. drumhead, summary(adj)

    performed speedily and without formality

    "a summary execution"; "summary justice"

  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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. summary(Noun)

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

  2. summary(Adjective)

    Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form

    A summary review is in the appendix.

  3. summary(Adjective)

    Performed speedily and without formal ceremony.

    They used summary executions to break the resistance of the people.

  4. summary(Adjective)

    Performed by cutting the procedures of a normal trial.

    Summary justice is bad justice.

  5. Origin: (Adjective) From summarius, from summa.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Summary(adj)

    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

  2. Summary(adj)

    hence, rapidly performed; quickly executed; as, a summary process; to take summary vengeance

  3. Summary(adj)

    a general or comprehensive statement; an abridged account; an abstract, abridgment, or compendium, containing the sum or substance of a fuller account

  4. Origin: [F. sommaire, or L. summarium. See Summary, a.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Summary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3468

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Summary' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3636

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Summary' in Nouns Frequency: #1381


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