What does the word summarize mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Summarily.

  • Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To make a summary of.

Usage examples for summarize

  1. Its arguments struck me at the time as decidedly ingenious, and I will proceed to summarize them, as I think they will be found somewhat suggestive in connection with the subject which we have been considering. – Clairvoyance by Charles Webster Leadbeater
  2. The Declaration of Independence is a document impossible to summarize, if one is to do full justice to it. – Korea's Fight for Freedom by F.A. McKenzie
  3. I shall first briefly summarize the love- stories told in these dramas, and then point out what they reveal in regard to the Hindoo conception of love as based, presumably, on their experiences. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck