brief, concise or brief form, abridgement, Chiefly Brit. minute; syllabus, outline, sketch, quick look, glance, Fr. apergu; summing-up, recapitulation, review, rehash, rundown, wrap-up; overview, survey, conspectus, prospectus.
-v. 7. Often
sum up add up, add, total up, total, tot up, tot, foot up, cast up, come up with or get the answer; count up, count, tally up, tally, score up, score, (on a cash register) ring up, enumerate, numerate, cipher; calculate, compute, figure up, reckon, ascertain, estimate.
sum up summarize, synopsize, capitulate, encapsulate, capsule, epitomize, put in a nutshell; recapitulate, rehash, review, run or go or skim over, wrap up; condense, concentrate, consolidate, brief, digest, abridge, abbreviate, shorten; outline, survey, sketch, give a glance or look or peek at.
sum to or
into amount to, add up to, total up to, count up to, number in, reckon up to; approximate, near, reach, come to, be; run to, mount up to, climb to, rise to, soar to.
summarily, adv. 1. promptly, forthwith, immediately, instantly, instantaneously, SI. P.D.Q., directly, straightaway, without delay, right off the bat; with dispatch, Archaic, presently, Inf. in a jiffy, in a trice, Inf. in a mo or sec, at once, right now; quickly, speedily, swiftly, briskly, expeditiously, apace; readily, at short notice, on the spot; curtly, tersely, peremptorily; suddenly, abruptly, precipitately, headlong, extempore, on the spur of the moment; shortly, soon, Archaic, anon.
2. concisely, succinctly, straightforwardly, emphatically, pointedly; condensedly, compressedly, contractedly, abridgedly; compactly, closely, neatly; compendiously, comprehensively, synoptically; pithily, sententiously, epigrammatically, crisply, precisely, exactly, gnomically; laconically, elliptically, economically, breviloquently; in brief, in short, in a word. See - brief (def 10).
summarize, v. 1. abstract, epitomize, sum up, encapsulate, capsule, wrap up, synopsize, brief; digest, survey, outline, sketch, skim over; review, recapitulate, rehash, go over, run over, run down.
2. condense, compress, concentrate, consolidate, compact; contract, abbreviate, abridge, shorten, reduce, cut down, cut short, cut back.
summary, n. 1. abstract, synopsis, compendium, survey, precis, conspectus, prospectus; digest, epitome, brief, outline, capitulation, enumeration, sketch; review, recapitulation, resume, summation, rehash, fill-in, rundown, wrap-up, roundup.
-adj. 2. concise, succinct, brief, to the point, short and sweet, short, straightforward, direct, pointed, emphatic; abbreviated, abridged, shortened, condensed, compressed, summarized, thumbnail, curtailed, curtate, contracted, Obs. breviate; compact, compendious, packed, lean, close, neat; comprehensive, synoptic, synoptical, Inf. meaty; pithy, sententious, epigrammatic, crisp, precise, exact, gnomic; laconic, elliptical, breviloquent, Rare, pauciloquent.
3. direct, prompt, immediate, instant, instantaneous; fast, rapid, fleet, quick, brisk, swift, speedy, meteoric, expeditious; hasty, cursory, hurried; curt, terse, short, peremptory, abrupt, sudden.
summer, n. 1. summertime, daylight-saving time, Astron. (in the northern hemisphere) summer solstice; summer break, school vacation, end of school, vacation time, vacation, Chiefly Brit, holiday; dog days, hot or warm weather, sunny or bright weather, beach weather.
2. heyday, prime, acme, zenith; efflorescence, flowering, blossoming, fructification, bloom, blossom, pink.