Part of speech: adjective


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To repeat concisely; review briefly; sum up.

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Usage examples "recapitulate":

  1. Anything that went wrong on the first stages of the journey caused him to recapitulate her epithets and reply to them proudly. - "The Adventures of Harry Richmond, Complete", George Meredith Last Updated: March 7, 2009.
  2. He shook his head and mournfully began to recapitulate the day he had just spent. - "Fruitfulness Fecondite", Emile Zola.
  3. We have now done with it; but before we retire, your Lordships will permit me to recapitulate briefly the substance of what has now been urged respecting his conduct towards these miserable women. - "The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)", Edmund Burke.