A concise restatement briefer than the original.
of a statement of account: containing or comprising the chief points or the sum and substance of a matter; performed or effected by a short method; without delay
The presentation of the main elements of a body of material in a condensed form or by reducing it to its main points.
A condensed presentation of the main elements of some material intended to highlight the main points.
a briefstatement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
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"
a brief explanation of someone else's thoughts, writing, or other medium
a brief restatement of the essential thought of a longer composition
a brief restatement of the thesis or both and its main points
a brief statement of the important ideas of an article, book, speech, or other form of communication
a brief statement or set of statements used to show how a reader has condensed information to get to the central message of a larger chunk of information
a buffer containing one line per message that Rmail can make and display to give you an overview of the mail in an Rmail file
a buffer Rmail creates and displays to give you an overview of the mail in an Rmail file
a comprehensive but brief statement of what has been stated previously in a longer form, such as a textbook chapter section or a lecture
a concise statement of the most important information in a text
a condensation of a passage, an article or a book
a condensation of the main ideas of an article
a condensed version of a passage
a condensed version of the main ideas of all or part of a source, written in your own words
a general restatement, in your own words, of the main point or thrust of an article
an essential condensation in your own words
an overview of a source, condensing it to its most important ideas
a presentation of the main points, or argument, of any given piece of work in your own words
a short and concise representation of the main points, ideas, concepts, facts or statements of a text written in your own words
a short description of main ideas or events without many irrelevant (unnecessary) supporting details
a shortened version of the original message, focusing on the main point
a shorter version of the original passage keeping the author's ideas in mind
a short statement or list of concepts that identify the main ideas in a reading
a simple statement that covers all of material
a statement in your own words, and in much shorter form, of the content of a passage
a statement in your own words that gives an overview in a few words of what the piece of writing is about
a synthesis of the important ideas in a text
a thoughtful convenience for anyone who has to skim large volumes of e-mail
Summary is a condensed statement of a larger grouping of thoughts or observations.
is a condensed statement of someone else's thoughts or observations. Syllogism
Basic ideas of a book or article presented in a few sentences.
Summary describes what an item of content is about. Normally a condensed and concise summary.
Retelling the main idea of a story by briefly writing about the main topics.
A brief, recapitulative statement of a written work.
To summarize is to condense information into your own words. In a summary you are not giving your opinion or interpreting as you would in an explication.
As a critical reading strategy, the brief restating (in your own words) of an essay's thesis, main points, and evidence. Summarizing can help you better understand the logic of a writer's argument and the way an essay is organized. See also précis.
A short description of the main ideas in a body of work.
A listing of the chief subdivisions of a class that provides an overview of its structure. See also DDC Summaries.
A short, general expression containing the main idea or substance of an original statement.
He got a brief summary of what had happened to her that night.
A summary covers the main points of an article or an essay.
A brief description of the content of a measure which appears at the end of a legislative document or amendment. By Joint Rule, a summary is required to be prepared by the Revisor's Office. It is removed from the bill at engrossment and is not enacted as law.
Information condensed into a brief format using the major ideas of the original source