Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun summary

1 sense of summary

Sense 1
summary, sum-up -- (a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions")
       => statement -- (a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc; "according to his statement he was in London on that day")

Antonyms of adj summary

2 senses of summary

Sense 1
drumhead, summary -- (performed speedily and without formality; "a summary execution"; "summary justice")

INDIRECT (VIA unofficial) -> official -- (having official authority or sanction; "official permission"; "an official representative")

Sense 2
compendious, compact, succinct, summary -- (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")

INDIRECT (VIA concise) -> prolix -- (tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length; "editing a prolix manuscript"; "a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know")

Similarity of adj summary

2 senses of summary

Sense 1
drumhead, summary -- (performed speedily and without formality; "a summary execution"; "summary justice")
       => unofficial (vs. official) -- (not having official authority or sanction; "a sort of unofficial mayor"; "an unofficial estimate"; "he participated in an unofficial capacity")

Sense 2
compendious, compact, succinct, summary -- (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")
       => concise (vs. prolix) -- (expressing much in few words; "a concise explanation")

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