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sum·ma·rize

summarize

 
 
pronunciation:
suh m raIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: summarized, summarizes, summarizing
definition 1: to restate in a concise form.
The students had only five minutes each, so they needed to quickly summarize what they had done in their projects.At the end of the hour, the professor summarized the main points of his lecture.
synonyms:
abstract, brief, recapitulate, sum up, synopsize
similar words:
abbreviate, abridge, capsulize, compress, condense, digest, epitomize, restate, sketch
definition 2: to be a concise statement of.
This paragraph summarizes our position.
synonyms:
epitomize
antonyms:
itemize
similar words:
abstract, outline, review, state, survey
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derivation: summarization (n.)