Definition of RECAPITULATE

to make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report) <the professor told the students that their papers should not recapitulate the whole plot but should rather discuss in detail one particular incident they thought was interesting>
Near Antonyms elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract; amplify, elaborate (on or upon), enlarge (on or upon), expand, supplement

March 30, 2015
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