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English verb: recapitulate

1. recapitulate (communication) summarize briefly

SamplesLet's recapitulate the main ideas.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)resume, sum up, summarise, summarize

Narrower (hyponym)hash over, rehash, retrograde

2. recapitulate (creation) repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life

Pattern of useSomething ----s something

Broader (hypernym)double, duplicate, reduplicate, repeat, replicate

3. recapitulate (creation) repeat an earlier theme of a composition

Synonymsrepeat, reprise, reprize

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)play, spiel

Domain categorymusic

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