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synonyms for summaries

  • analysis
  • essence
  • outline
  • prospectus
  • recap
  • rehash
  • review
  • rundown
  • sketch
  • survey
  • synopsis
  • version
  • abbreviation
  • abridgment
  • abstract
  • brief
  • capitulation
  • case
  • compendium
  • condensation
  • conspectus
  • core
  • digest
  • epitome
  • extract
  • inventory
  • nutshell
  • recapitulation
  • reduction
  • report
  • roundup
  • run-through
  • sense
  • skeleton
  • syllabus
  • aperçu
  • long and short of it
  • pandect
  • precis
  • précis
  • résumé
  • sum and substance
  • summing-up
  • wrap-up
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antonyms for summaries

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  • enlargement
  • expansion
  • extension
  • increase
  • detail
  • dissertation
  • thesis
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How to use summaries in a sentence

Summaries put the reader in possession of the situation up to that point, and make him ready for the next stage of the advance.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The author considers the summaries at the conclusion of the chapters of much importance.
VOICE PRODUCTION IN SINGING AND SPEAKINGWESLEY MILLS
We have none of your pleadings and counter-pleadings and judicial summaries to obstruct a ravenous loyalty.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
The work is followed by summaries of "new works in miscellaneous and general literature" from the same publisher.
JOURNAL IN FRANCE IN 1845 AND 1848 WITH LETTERS FROM ITALY IN 1847T. W. (THOMAS WILLIAM) ALLIES
The strictly canonical parts, including the following, which will be more fully described in connection with the summaries.
THE WORLDS GREATEST BOOKS, VOLUME XIII.VARIOUS
The stories that Shakespeare chose for his plays are practically summaries.
DRAMATIC TECHNIQUEGEORGE PIERCE BAKER
There are in the Series nineteen Tales, with historical summaries where requisite for their elucidation.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTIONVARIOUS
If the full set of reports is not wanted, by all means the Abstract should be secured, as it contains the summaries.
GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS IN SMALL LIBRARIESCHARLES WELLS REEDER
In giving summaries, also, I have kept closely to the text, and always translated literally the passages marked as quotations.
RUSSIAN FAIRY TALESW. R. S. RALSTON
The childlike faith of his system may be imagined from his summaries which follow.
HISTORY OF THE WARFARE OF SCIENCE WITH THEOLOGY IN CHRISTENDOMANDREW DICKSON WHITE
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