1. summary

noun. ['ˈsʌmɝi'] a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form.


  • precis
  • sketch
  • synopsis
  • abridgment
  • sum-up
  • rundown
  • argument
  • resume
  • capsule
  • condensation
  • literary argument
  • roundup
  • abridgement
  • abstract
  • statement
  • overview
  • capitulation
  • survey
  • summation
  • conspectus
  • CV
  • compendium
  • outline
  • curriculum vitae
  • line score


  • tangible
  • representational
  • misconception
  • applied

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Rhymes with Summary

  • rumery

How do you pronounce summary?

Pronounce summary as ˈsəməri.

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How do you spell summary? Is it sumary ?

A common misspelling of summary is sumary

Sentences with summary

1. Noun, singular or mass
You can also display a summary of all changes in a separate sheet.

2. Adjective
A court might enter summary judgment in favor of either party without a trial.

Quotes about summary

1. To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.
- Douglas Adams, The Restaurant at the End of the Universe

2. Comprehending and knowing better and deeper are the best guarantees we can have to attain ideas and criteria of our own; i.e. to stop depending on what other people say. In summary, to be freer to choose our own path in life.
- Manuel Toharia-Cortés, Galloping with Light - Einstein, Relativity, and Folklore

3. Destiny, Talent, Calling, purpose. each of us came with our Talents, Purpose and Calling. What you do with them is the summary of your life here on earth.
- Jaachynma N.E. Agu, RISK IT, BE DIFFERENT!

2. summary

adjective. ['ˈsʌmɝi'] briefly giving the gist of something.


  • compendious
  • compact
  • concise


  • con
  • pro
  • discontinue
  • stay

3. summary

adjective. ['ˈsʌmɝi'] performed speedily and without formality.


  • unofficial


  • decompression
  • concreteness