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summarize

verb

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to make into a short statement of the main points (as of a report)
  • the closing minute of the newscast summarizes the main story of the day

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The first known use of summarize was in 1832

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“Summarize.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/summarize. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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