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Sumary vs. Summary: What's the Difference?

Edited by Huma Saeed || By Sara Rehman || Published on November 25, 2023
"Sumary" is incorrect; the correct spelling is "Summary," a brief statement or account of the main points of something.

Which is correct: Sumary or Summary

How to spell Summary?

Sumary is Incorrect

Summary is Correct

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Key Differences

Remember "Summary" as "Sum" + "mary," focusing on the double 'm'.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023
Associate "Summary" with "Summarize," both having double 'm's.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023
Think of "Summary" as "Summer" + "y," despite different meanings, to remember the 'mm'.
Huma Saeed
Nov 25, 2023
Visualize "Summary" as combining "Sum" and "Ary," emphasizing the 'mm'.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023
Use the mnemonic: "See Underlying Meaning; Many Are Really Yearning" for "Summary."
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023
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Sumary and Summary Definitions

Sumary

Sumary is an incorrect spelling of summary.
Sara Rehman
Nov 16, 2023

Summary

A concise overview or abstract.
The report included a summary at the beginning.
Huma Saeed
Nov 16, 2023

Summary

A brief account of a book or article.
She wrote a summary of the novel for her class.
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Nov 16, 2023

Summary

A short informative piece summarizing a larger work.
The summary of the research was enlightening.
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Nov 16, 2023

Summary

A condensed version of something more extensive.
He gave a summary of the meeting's key points.
Janet White
Nov 16, 2023

Summary

A brief statement of a legal case's main points.
The lawyer presented a summary of the case.
Janet White
Nov 16, 2023

Summary

A brief statement mentioning the main points of something
A summary of our findings.
Sara Rehman
Nov 15, 2023

Summary

Prose that provides information in a condensed format, as by mentioning only the most significant details of a narrative
The novelist did not like writing dialogue and preferred to write stories in summary.
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Nov 15, 2023

FAQs

What is the pronunciation of summary?

It's pronounced as /ˈsʌməri/.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

Which vowel is used before summary?

The vowel 'u' is used in "summary."
Harlon Moss
Nov 25, 2023

Why is it called summary?

It's called "summary" from Latin "summarium," meaning a comprehensive and brief account.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

What is the verb form of summary?

The verb form is "summarize."
Huma Saeed
Nov 25, 2023

What is the plural form of summary?

The plural form is "summaries."
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

Which preposition is used with summary?

Common prepositions are "of" and "in."
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

Is summary a negative or positive word?

It's neutral; context determines its connotation.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

What is the root word of summary?

The root word is Latin "summarium."
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

Which conjunction is used with summary?

Conjunctions like "and," "but," or "or" can be used.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

Is summary an adverb?

No, it's not an adverb.
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

Which article is used with summary?

Both "the" and "a" can be used.
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

Is the summary term a metaphor?

It can be used metaphorically but is not inherently a metaphor.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

What is the first form of summary?

"Summary" is a noun and does not have verb forms.
Harlon Moss
Nov 25, 2023

Is summary a vowel or consonant?

"Summary" is a word, not a vowel or consonant.
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

Is the word summary imperative?

No, it's not imperative.
Harlon Moss
Nov 25, 2023

How do we divide summary into syllables?

It's divided as sum-ma-ry.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

What part of speech is summary?

"Summary" is a noun.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

What is another term for summary?

Another term is "abstract" or "synopsis."
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

Which determiner is used with summary?

Determiners like "the," "a," and "this" are used.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

What is the second form of summary?

There is no second form; it remains "summary."
Harlon Moss
Nov 25, 2023

What is the singular form of summary?

The singular form is "summary."
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

Is summary an abstract noun?

Yes, it's an abstract noun.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

Is summary a collective noun?

No, it's not a collective noun.
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

What is the opposite of summary?

The opposite could be "elaboration" or "detailed account."
Aimie Carlson
Nov 25, 2023

Is summary a noun or adjective?

"Summary" is a noun.
Janet White
Nov 25, 2023

Is summary a countable noun?

Yes, it's a countable noun.
Harlon Moss
Nov 25, 2023

How many syllables are in summary?

There are three syllables in "summary."
Harlon Moss
Nov 25, 2023

What is a stressed syllable in summary?

The first syllable, "sum," is stressed.
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

What is the third form of summary?

Similarly, there is no third form for "summary."
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023

How is summary used in a sentence?

Example: "The executive provided a brief summary of the project's status."
Sara Rehman
Nov 25, 2023
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