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Definition 1: a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where sum-up or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave a summary of the conclusions

Synonyms for sum-up in the sense of this definition

(sum-up is a kind of ...) a message that is stated or declared; a communication (oral or written) setting forth particulars or facts etc

"according to his statement he was in London on that day"

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a concluding summary (as in presenting a case before a law court)

(... is a kind of sum-up ) short descriptive summary (of events)

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a summary list; as in e.g.

"a news roundup"

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a general summary of a subject

"the treasurer gave a brief overview of the financial consequences"

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a summary of the scoring in a game (usually in tabular form)

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a summary of your academic and work history

(... is a kind of sum-up ) an overall summary

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a shortened version of a written work

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic

(... is a kind of sum-up ) a summary of the subject or plot of a literary work or play or movie

"the editor added the argument to the poem"

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