summarize

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verb sum·ma·rize \ˈsə-mə-ˌrīz\

Definition of summarize

summarized

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summarizing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to tell in or reduce to a summary

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to make a summary

summarizable

play \ˌsə-mə-ˈrī-zə-bəl\ adjective

summarizer

noun

Examples of summarize in a Sentence

  1. I would like to take a moment to summarize the facts that I presented earlier.

  2. He summarized by saying we needed better planning and implementation.

  3. To summarize, we need better schools.

1832

First Known Use of summarize

1832


SUMMARIZE Defined for English Language Learners

summarize

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verb

Definition of summarize for English Language Learners

  • : to tell (information) again using fewer words


SUMMARIZE Defined for Kids

summarize

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verb sum·ma·rize \ˈsə-mə-ˌrīz\

Definition of summarize for Students

summarized

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summarizing

  1. :  to tell in or reduce to a short statement of the main points



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