- In a summary manner; without the customary formalities: she was summarily dismissedMore example sentences
immediately, instantly, right away/off, straight away, at once, on the spot, directly, forthwith, promptly; speedily, swiftly, rapidly, expeditiously, without delay, without hesitation, suddenly, abruptly; arbitrarily, without formality, without notice, without warning, peremptorily, without discussion, without due process
- The fact that it was so quickly and summarily rejected by the Court of Appeal would indicate that that was not the case.
- The four rogue traders have been summarily dismissed, as has their immediate supervisor.
- Little Jack is kidnapped in bizarre circumstances and summarily returned with the ransom money untouched.