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recapitulate (verb), recapitulates; recapitulated; recapitulating
1. To summarize the main ideas: When the professor had finished his lecture, a student recapitulated the talk in a few words.
2. To repeat briefly: The speaker was told that his point was understood and that it was not necessary to recapitulate anything.
3. Etymology: from Latin recapitulare, "to sum up"; from re-, "again" + capitulare, "to draw up under headings"; from capitulum, "little head", "chapter"; from caput, "head".
To summarize or to briefly repeat statements.
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This entry is located in the following units: capit-, capt-, cap-, cep-, ceps-, chapt-, chef, cip- (page 5) re-, red- (page 1)
Word Entries at Get Words: “recapitulate
To summarize the main ideas; to briefly repeat or to restate something. (1)