Definition and Meanings for summary
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Part of Speech of summary
Etymology of summary
Meaning of summary
- 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.
- hence, rapidly performed; quickly executed; as, a summary process; to take summary vengeance.
as noun, adjective
- a general or comprehensive statement; an abridged account; an abstract, abridgment, or compendium, containing the sum or substance of a fuller account.