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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion [syn: recapitulation, recap, review]
2: a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads [syn: retread, recap] v
1: summarize briefly; "Let's recapitulate the main ideas" [syn: recapitulate, recap]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: by shortening Date: circa 1926 recapitulation II. verb (recapped; recapping) Date: 1945 recapitulate III. noun Etymology: 4recap Date: 1940 retread 1 IV. transitive verb (recapped; recapping) Etymology: re- + 1cap Date: 1941 retread recappable adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. colloq. --v.tr. & intr. (recapped, recapping) recapitulate. --n. recapitulation. Etymology: abbr.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(recaps, recapping, recapped) You can say that you are going to recap when you want to draw people's attention to the fact that you are going to repeat the main points of an explanation, argument, or description, as a summary of it. To recap briefly, an agreement negotiated to cut the budget deficit was rejected 10 days ago... Can you recap the points included in the regional conference proposal? = sum up, recapitulate VERB: V, V n Recap is also a noun. Each report starts with a recap of how we did versus our projections. N-SING

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