Synonyms of summary


1. summary, sum-up, statement

usage: a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"


1. drumhead, summary, unofficial (vs. official)

usage: performed speedily and without formality; "a summary execution"; "summary justice"

2. compendious, compact, succinct, summary, concise (vs. prolix)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of summary (Dictionary)