Summary vs Compendious - What's the difference?

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Summary is a synonym of compendious.


As adjectives the difference between summary and compendious

is that summary is concise, brief or presented in a condensed form while compendious is containing a subset of words, succinctly described; abridged and summarized.

As a noun summary

is an abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.

summary

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Concise, brief or presented in a condensed form
  • A summary review is in the appendix.
  • Performed speedily and without formal ceremony.
  • They used summary executions to break the resistance of the people.
  • (legal) Performed by cutting the procedures of a standard and fair trial.
  • Summary justice is bad justice.

    Noun

    (wikipedia summary) (summaries)
  • An abstract or a condensed presentation of the substance of a body of material.
  • Synonyms

    * upshot, bottom line, short form (slang)

    Derived terms

    * executive summary * management summary

    compendious

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • containing a subset of words, succinctly described; abridged and summarized
  • briefly describing a body of knowledge
  • Anagrams

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