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  1. sum·ma·ry
    IPA[ˈsəmərē]
  2. noun

    • 1. a brief statement or account of the main points of something:

      a summary of Chapter Three

    adjective

    • noun

      a brief statement or account of the main points of something:
    • adjective

      not including needless details or formalities; brief:

      (of a judicial process) conducted without the customary legal formalities:

    • noun

      a written account that gives an overview of the main points of a longer report, business plan, etc.:
    • in short
    • noun

      an offence within the scope of a summary court.
    • in short
    • noun

      the authority of a court to use summary proceedings and arrive at a judgement.
    • noun

      a written account that gives an overview of the main points of a longer report, business plan, etc.:
    • noun

      a court, especially a magistrate's court, that tries summary offences without a jury.
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