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Meaning of RECAPITULATE

Pronunciation:  `reeku'pichu`leyt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [v]  summarize briefly; "Let's recapitulate the main ideas"
  2. [v]  repeat an earlier theme of a musical composition
  3. [v]  repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life; of animals
 

RECAPITULATE is a 12 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: recap, repeat, reprise, reprize
 
 See Also: double, duplicate, play, reduplicate, rehash, replicate, resume, retrograde, spiel, sum up, summarise, summarize

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Re*ca*pit"u*late\, v. t. [L. recapitulare,
    recapitulatum; pref. re- re- + capitulum a small head,
    chapter, section. See {Capitulate}.]
    To repeat, as the principal points in a discourse, argument,
    or essay; to give a summary of the principal facts, points,
    or arguments of; to relate in brief; to summarize.
    
    
  2. \Re`ca*pit"u*late\, v. i.
    To sum up, or enumerate by heads or topics, what has been
    previously said; to repeat briefly the substance.
    
    
 

 

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