Simple Definition of recapitulate
: to give a brief summary of something
Examples of recapitulate in a sentence
To recapitulate what was said earlier, we need to develop new ways to gain customers.
We understood your point, there's no need to recapitulate.
Origin and Etymology of recapitulate
Late Latin recapitulatus, past participle of recapitulare to restate by heads, sum up, from Latin re- + capitulum division of a book — more at chapter
First Known Use: 1556
Rhymes with recapitulate
circumambulate, circumnavigate, contraindicate, decontaminate, deteriorate, differentiate, disambiguate, disassociate, discombobulate, disorientate, disproportionate, excommunicate, expiration date, free-associate, hyperventilate, incapacitate, intermediate, interpenetrate, misappropriate, multivariate, overcompensate, overpopulate, ratiocinate, rehabilitate, renegotiate, superannuate, supersaturate, transubstantiate, underestimate
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