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summarize

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of summarize

  1. 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 Synonyms abstract, boil down, brief, digest, encapsulate, epitomize, outline, recap, recapitulate, reprise, sum up, synopsize, wrap up Related Words abridge, condense, curtail, cut back, shorten; downsize, shrink; concentrate, consolidate; decoct, essentialize; simplify, streamline Near Antonyms elongate, extend, lengthen, prolong, protract; amplify, elaborate (on or upon), enlarge (on or upon), expand, supplement



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