Definitions for summarilysəˈmɛər ə li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sum•mar•i•lysəˈmɛər ə li(adv.)

  1. in a prompt or direct manner; immediately; straightaway.

  2. without notice: to be dismissed summarily.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. summarily(adverb)

    without delay; in a summary manner

    "the suspected spy was summarily executed"


  1. summarily(Adverb)

    In a summary manner.

    They were fired summarily at a single plant-wide meeting.

  2. summarily(Adverb)

    Over a short period of time, briefly.

    He covered the topic summarily in an answer to a question.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Summarily(adverb)

    in a summary manner


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