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recapitulate

verb

1 recapitulate

Summarize briefly:
— Let's recapitulate the main ideas.

synonym: recap.

Roget 85: number, count, tally, tell; call over, run over; take an account of, enumerate, muster, poll, recite, recapitulate; sum; ... show more

Roget 594: describe; set forth etc. (state) 535; draw a picture, picture; portray etc. (represent) 554; characterize, particularize; ... show more

Roget 596: abridge, abstract, epitomize, summarize; make an abstract, prepare an abstract, draw an abstract, compile an abstract etc. n.. recapitulate, review, skim, ... show more



2 recapitulate

Repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life.

3 recapitulate

Repeat an earlier theme of a composition.

synonyms: repeat, reprise, reprize.

Roget 104: repeat, iterate, reiterate, reproduce, echo, reecho, drum, harp upon, battologize, hammer, redouble.    recur, revert, return, ... show more


Moby thesaurus: abbreviate, abridge, abstract, add up, battologize, bob, boil down, capsulize, cast up, cipher up, clip, compress, condense, contract, count up, crop, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down ... show more.

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