1

recap

play
noun re·cap \ˈrē-ˌkap\

Definition of recap

Origin and Etymology of recap

by shortening


First Known Use: circa 1926


2

recap

play
verb re·cap \ˈrē-ˌkap, ri-ˈ\

Definition of recap

recapped

recapping

1945

First Known Use of recap

1945


3

recap

play
noun re·cap \ˈrē-ˌkap\

Definition of recap

  1. :  retread 1

Origin and Etymology of recap

4recap


First Known Use: 1940


4

recap

play
verb re·cap \(ˌ)rē-ˈkap\

Definition of recap

recapped

recapping

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  retread

recappable

play \-ˈka-pə-bəl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of recap

re- + 1cap


First Known Use: 1941


Learn More about recap


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up recap? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a harsh rebuke

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog--hot-dog-cat
  • Which of the following words is not a synonym for ‘a young person’?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ