synopsize

verb syn·op·size \ -ˌsīz \
Updated on: 24 Nov 2017

Definition of synopsize

synopsized; synopsizing
transitive verb
1 : epitomize
2 : to make a synopsis of (something, such as a novel)

Examples of synopsize in a Sentence

  1. before I agree to read the novel, could you at least synopsize its plot?

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First Known Use of synopsize

1868



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