What does the word recapitulate mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Recapitulatory.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Recapitulation.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To repeat concisely; review briefly; sum up.

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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.) by Edmund Burke