recap

noun (1)
re·​cap | \ ˈrē-ˌkap How to pronounce recap (audio) \

Definition of recap

 (Entry 1 of 4)

recap

verb (1)
re·​cap | \ ˈrē-ˌkap How to pronounce recap (audio) , ri-ˈkap \
recapped; recapping

Definition of recap (Entry 2 of 4)

recap

noun (2)
re·​cap | \ ˈrē-ˌkap How to pronounce recap (audio) \

Definition of recap (Entry 3 of 4)

recap

verb (2)
re·​cap | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈkap How to pronounce recap (audio) \
recapped; recapping

Definition of recap (Entry 4 of 4)

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Verb (2)

recappable \ (ˌ)rē-​ˈka-​pə-​bəl How to pronounce recap (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of recap

Noun (1)

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

Verb (1)

1945, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1940, in the meaning defined above

Verb (2)

1941, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for recap

Noun (1)

by shortening

Verb (2) and Noun (2)

re- + cap entry 1

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The first known use of recap was circa 1926

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“Recap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recap. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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