summarize

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From summary +‎ -ize.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsʌməˌɹaɪz/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

summarize (third-person singular simple present summarizes, present participle summarizing, simple past and past participle summarized)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To prepare a summary of (something).
    Jim was asked to summarize the document by Wednesday.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To give a recapitulation of the salient facts; to recapitulate or review.
    After the meeting, Jim summarized the major decisions made.

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