The definition of summary is a statement presenting the main points.(adjective)
An example of summary is a type of review of what happened at a meeting.
Summary is defined as a quick or short review of what happened.(noun)
An example of summary is the explanation of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" told in under two minutes.
See summary in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < ML summarius < L summa, sum
noun pl. summaries
Origin: L summarium: see summarythe
See summary in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Medieval Latin summārius, of or concerning the sum
Origin: , from Latin summa, sum; see sum.
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