SUMMARIZE

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SUMMARIZE


sum·ma·rize

verb \ˈsə-mə-ˌrīz\


: to tell (information) again using fewer words


sum·ma·rized


sum·ma·riz·ing

Full Definition of SUMMARIZE

Full Definition of SUMMARIZE


transitive verb


: to tell in or reduce to a summary


intransitive verb


: to make a summary


sum·ma·riz·able \ˌsə-mə-ˈrī-zə-bəl\ adjective


sum·ma·riz·er noun

Examples of SUMMARIZE

  1. I would like to take a moment to summarize the facts that I presented earlier.
  2. He summarized by saying we needed better planning and implementation.
  3. To summarize, we need better schools.