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summary

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of summary

  1. marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning obviously a one-volume encyclopedia can offer only a very summary account of the American Civil War Synonyms of summary aphoristic, apothegmatic, brief, capsule, compact, compendious, crisp, curt, elliptical (or elliptic), epigrammatic, laconic, monosyllabic, pithy, sententious, succinct, concise, telegraphic, terse, thumbnailWords Related to summary abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), short, snippety, snippy; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, curtailed, shortened; meaty, substantial; meaningful, significant; well-turnedNear Antonyms of summary pleonastic, redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; enlarged, expanded, supplemented; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated, inflatedAntonyms of summary circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy


summary

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of summary

  1. a short statement of the main points many book reports choose to begin with a summary of the book Synonyms of summary abstract, breviary, brief, capsule, conspectus, digest, encapsulation, epitome, inventory, outline, précis, recap, recapitulation, résumé (or resume also resumé), roundup, rundown, run-through, sum, summa, summarization, summing-up, sum-up, synopsis, wrap-up Words Related to summary abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), compend, compendium, condensation, curtailment, shortening; simplification, streamlining; rehash, reprise; conclusion, epilogue (also epilog) Near Antonyms of summary amplification, enlargement, expansion; addendum, supplement



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