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(Baseball) A play in which a runner is trapped between bases and is pursued by fielders attempting to make the tag.
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  1. (Baseball) A play in which a runner is trapped between bases and is pursued by fielders attempting to make the tag.
  2. A concise summary or outline
  3. (Baseball) The act of running down a base runner
(Film industry) A prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay; generally longer and more detailed than a treatment.
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  1. (Film industry) A prose telling of a story intended to be turned into a screenplay; generally longer and more detailed than a treatment.
  2. A sketch showing only the contours of an object without use of shading
  3. A summary of a text or subject, usually presented in headings and subheadings.
A brief summary, as of a book or article; an abstract.
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  1. A brief summary, as of a book or article; an abstract.
  2. A representative or perfect example of a class or type:
  3. A short statement of the main points of a book, report, incident, etc.; abstract; summary
(Law) A systematic arrangement of abstracts from court decisions designed to simplify the locating of relevant case law.
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  1. (Law) A systematic arrangement of abstracts from court decisions designed to simplify the locating of relevant case law.
  2. A condensed but comprehensive account of a body of information; summary or synopsis, as of scientific, legal, or literary material
  3. A collection of previously published material, such as articles, essays, or reports, usually in edited or condensed form.
A statement giving a brief, general review or condensation; summary
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  1. A statement giving a brief, general review or condensation; summary
  2. A brief outline or general view, as of a subject or written work; an abstract or a summary.
A statement summarizing the important points of a text.
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  1. A statement summarizing the important points of a text.
  2. A concise summary of a text. See also abstract of judgment, abstract of record, and abstract of title. A concise summary of a text. See also abstract of judgment, abstract of record, and abstract of title.
  3. A brief statement of the essential content of a book, article, speech, court record, etc.; summary
A summary or concise review.
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  1. A summary or concise review.
  2. The act or process of recapitulating.
  3. (Music) Restatement or reworking of the exposition in the tonic, constituting the third and final section of the typical sonata form.
A making shorter
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  1. A making shorter
  2. The act or product of shortening.
  3. The fact or state of being made shorter
The act of abridging or the state of being abridged.
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  1. The act of abridging or the state of being abridged.
  2. An abridged written text.
  3. An abridged form, as of a book
The act of surrendering or giving up:
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  1. The act of surrendering or giving up:
  2. A statement of the main parts of a subject
  3. A document containing the terms of surrender.
A restatement of a text or passage in another form or other words, often to clarify meaning.
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  1. A restatement of a text or passage in another form or other words, often to clarify meaning.
  2. An approximate rendering of a quotation, saying, etc. whose exact words cannot be cited or recalled
  3. The use of this as a literary or teaching device
A list or collection of various items.
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  1. A list or collection of various items.
  2. A short but complete summary of something.
  3. A summary or abstract containing the essential information in a brief form; concise but comprehensive treatise
One that has or shows an abundance of a quality as if highly concentrated:
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  1. One that has or shows an abundance of a quality as if highly concentrated:
  2. The inherent, unchanging nature of a thing or class of things.
  3. An extract that has the fundamental properties of a substance in concentrated form.
A passage from a literary work; an excerpt.
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  1. A passage from a literary work; an excerpt.
  2. A concentrated form, whether solid, viscid, or liquid, of a food, flavoring, etc.
  3. A passage selected from a book, etc.; excerpt; quotation
One that is very thin or emaciated.
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  1. One that is very thin or emaciated.
  2. The internal structure that protects and supports the soft organs, tissues, and other parts of a vertebrate organism, and is composed of bone and cartilage or, in certain animals, cartilage alone.
  3. A sport in which a person glides down an icy track head-first lying on one's stomach on a compact, simple sled that lacks steering or brakes.
A condensation or an abstract of a larger document or series of documents.
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  1. A condensation or an abstract of a larger document or series of documents.
  2. (Law) A document concisely stating the legal points being made, including often the citation and explanation of supporting legal authority.
  3. A written statement prepared by a lawyer and submitted to the court that outlines the pertinent facts of the case, the questions of law to be decided, the position of the lawyer’s client as to those questions, and the legal arguments and authorities (for example, statutes and appellate court decisions) that support that position. See also memorandum. A written statement prepared by a lawyer and submitted to the court that outlines the pertinent facts of the case, the questions of law to be decided, the position of the lawyer’s client as to those questions, and the legal arguments and authorities (for example, statutes and appellate court decisions) that support that position. See also memorandum.
A summary; outline; synopsis; digest
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  1. A summary; outline; synopsis; digest
  2. A general view; survey
  3. A general survey of a subject.
A document which describes a proposed endeavor (venture, undertaking), such as a literary work (which one proposes to write).
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  1. A document which describes a proposed endeavor (venture, undertaking), such as a literary work (which one proposes to write).
  2. Written document issued by corporation, describing shares of stock and offering same for sale. Written document issued by corporation, describing shares of stock and offering same for sale.
  3. A statement outlining the main features of a new or proposed publication, business enterprise, etc., or the attractions of an established institution such as a college, hotel, etc.; often, specif., a document, made available to investors, containing detailed information about a stock issue, mutual fund, etc.
The act or process of reducing.
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  1. The act or process of reducing.
  2. Anything made or brought about by reducing, as a smaller copy, lowered price, sauce of concentrated liquid, etc.
  3. The changing of a fraction into a simpler form, especially by dividing the numerator and denominator by a common factor. For example, the fraction8 /12 can be reduced to4 /6 , which can be further reduced to2 /3 , in each case by dividing both the numerator and denominator by 2.
An account showing one point of view; particular description or report given by one person or group
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  1. An account showing one point of view; particular description or report given by one person or group
  2. An adaptation of a work of art or literature into another medium or style:
  3. A particular form or variation of an earlier or original type:
A piece of magnetizable material, such as a rod of soft iron, that is placed inside an electrical coil or transformer to intensify and provide a path for the magnetic field produced by the current running through the wire windings.
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  1. A piece of magnetizable material, such as a rod of soft iron, that is placed inside an electrical coil or transformer to intensify and provide a path for the magnetic field produced by the current running through the wire windings.
  2. A cylindrical sample of earth strata, as of rock, soil, snow, or ice, that is removed from the ground or ocean floor by boring with a long hollow drill and used to study the various layers of material that were deposited over a long period of geologic time
  3. A stone from which one or more flakes have been removed, serving as a tool in itself or as a source of flakes from which other tools could be fashioned. Stones used as cores include flint, chert, and obsidian.
A statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication
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  1. A statement or account brought in and presented, often for publication
  2. (Law) A formal account or record of a court case, decision, etc.
  3. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
A general survey, report, or account
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  1. A general survey, report, or account
  2. A report or essay giving a critical estimate of a work or performance.
  3. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review. A judicial reexamination of a court’s proceedings, or a reconsideration by the same court of its earlier decision. The term is often used to describe an appellate court’s examination of a lower court’s proceeding. See also judicial review.
(Uncountable) The official notes kept during a meeting.
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  1. (Uncountable) The official notes kept during a meeting.
  2. Plural form of minute
Recognition or perception either through the senses or through the intellect; consciousness:
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  1. Recognition or perception either through the senses or through the intellect; consciousness:
  2. Natural understanding or intelligence, especially in practical matters:
  3. A meaning that is conveyed, as in speech or writing; signification:
In Modern English and other languages with relatively few inflections, such a relationship, whether expressed by word order or by inflected forms; also, any of these forms or sets of forms, esp. the Modern English subjective, objective, and possessive forms of pronouns and possessive form of nouns
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  1. In Modern English and other languages with relatively few inflections, such a relationship, whether expressed by word order or by inflected forms; also, any of these forms or sets of forms, esp. the Modern English subjective, objective, and possessive forms of pronouns and possessive form of nouns
  2. Actual fact; reality:
  3. The form of a written, printed, or keyed letter that distinguishes it as being lowercase or uppercase:
A plan or written description of this
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  1. A plan or written description of this
  2. A gathering of a sample of data or opinions considered to be representative of a whole.
  3. A careful inspection or appraisal:
A short, light, informal story, description, play, skit, or piece of music
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  1. A short, light, informal story, description, play, skit, or piece of music
  2. A simple, rough drawing or design, done rapidly and without much detail
  3. A hasty or undetailed drawing or painting often made as a preliminary study.
An outline or a summary of the main points of a text, lecture, or course of study.
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  1. An outline or a summary of the main points of a text, lecture, or course of study.
  2. (Law) A summary or abstract of the legal rulings contained in a published judicial case opinion.
  3. (Law) Brief notes preceding and explaining the decision or points of law in the written report of an adjudged case
The act of condensing, as the reduction of a gas to a liquid or the abridgment of a piece of writing
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  1. The act of condensing, as the reduction of a gas to a liquid or the abridgment of a piece of writing
  2. An abridgment or shortening of something, especially of a written work or speech.
  3. (Psychology) The process by which a single symbol or word is associated with the emotional content of several, not necessarily related, ideas, feelings, memories, or impulses, especially as expressed in dreams.
A summary, often including an assessment.
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  1. A summary, often including an assessment.
(Physiology) The process by which multiple or repeated stimuli can produce a response in a nerve, muscle, or other part that one stimulus alone cannot produce.
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  1. (Physiology) The process by which multiple or repeated stimuli can produce a response in a nerve, muscle, or other part that one stimulus alone cannot produce.
  2. The act or process of adding; addition.
  3. A concluding argument after the presentation of a legal case, especially an argument made to a judge or jury by an attorney for a party as to why that party should prevail.
(Now Rare) A complete or comprehensive digest
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  1. (Now Rare) A complete or comprehensive digest
  2. A complete body of laws; legal code
  3. The definitive statement of a legal rule.
The herd of cattle, etc. thus collected
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  1. The herd of cattle, etc. thus collected
  2. The cowboys, horses, etc. that do this work
  3. Any similar driving together, collecting, or gathering
A recapped tire; retread
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  1. A recapped tire; retread
  2. A summary or brief restatement
  3. A summary or recapitulation, as of a news report, sports contest, or television show.
A concluding, summarizing statement, report, etc.
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  1. A concluding, summarizing statement, report, etc.
  2. A brief condensation or recapitulation as a final summary, especially to a news programme
  3. Alternative form of wrap-up.
Using relatively few words; concise
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  1. Using relatively few words; concise
  2. Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
  3. Short in length
Comprehensive; inclusive
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  1. Comprehensive; inclusive
  2. Containing or stating briefly all the essentials of something; comprehensive and concise.
  3. Containing all the essentials in a brief form; concise
Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
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  1. Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
  2. Brief and to the point; short and clear
Brief or terse in speech or expression; using few words
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  1. Brief or terse in speech or expression; using few words
Thrifty in management, especially by employing just enough people to accomplish a task or do business:
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  1. Thrifty in management, especially by employing just enough people to accomplish a task or do business:
  2. Characterized by brevity, incisiveness, directness, etc.
  3. Containing little excess or waste; spare:
Extending or traveling not far or not far enough:
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  1. Extending or traveling not far or not far enough:
  2. Lasting a brief time:
  3. (--- popularly) Not diphthongized [the short a in “pan”]
Characterized by brevity and conciseness of speech
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  1. Characterized by brevity and conciseness of speech
  2. Clearly and briefly stated; terse
  3. Characterized by clear, precise expression in few words; concise and terse:
Brief and to the point; effectively concise:
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  1. Brief and to the point; effectively concise:
  2. Free of superfluous words; concise in a polished, smooth way; succinct
  3. Brief or concise to the point of rudeness; curt
A summary, or brief restatement
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  1. A summary, or brief restatement
  2. The act or process of recapitulating.
  3. (Music) Restatement or reworking of the exposition in the tonic, constituting the third and final section of the typical sonata form.
(Baseball) A play in which a runner is trapped between bases and is pursued by fielders attempting to make the tag.
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  1. (Baseball) A play in which a runner is trapped between bases and is pursued by fielders attempting to make the tag.
  2. A concise summary or outline
  3. (Baseball) The act of running down a base runner
A rehearsal, as of a dramatic or musical work or section, straight through from beginning to end
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  1. A rehearsal, as of a dramatic or musical work or section, straight through from beginning to end
  2. A brief outline of the main points of something; a rundown
  3. A rehearsal of a drama, especially an uninterrupted one, but with no makeup or costume
The result of adding numbers or quantities. The sum of 6 and 9, for example, is 15, and the sum of 4 x and 5 x is 9 x.
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  1. The result of adding numbers or quantities. The sum of 6 and 9, for example, is 15, and the sum of 4 x and 5 x is 9 x.
  2. An amount of money:
  3. (Mathematics) An amount obtained as a result of adding numbers.
(Mathematics): An adding up of a series of items.
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  1. (Mathematics): An adding up of a series of items.
  2. (Physiology) The process by which multiple or repeated stimuli can produce a response in a nerve, muscle, or other part that one stimulus alone cannot produce.
  3. A sum or aggregate.
A summary, often including an assessment.
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  1. A summary, often including an assessment.
The concluding event, action, etc. in a sequence
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  1. The concluding event, action, etc. in a sequence
  2. A brief condensation or recapitulation as a final summary, especially to a news programme
  3. Alternative form of wrap-up.
  1. A recapitulation.
  2. A summary or brief restatement
  3. A summary or recapitulation, as of a news report, sports contest, or television show.
Find another word for summary. In this page you can discover 65 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for summary, like: rundown, outline, epitome, digest, synopsis, abstract, recapitulation, abbreviation, abridgment, capitulation and paraphrase.