Definitions for recapitulateˌri kəˈpɪtʃ əˌleɪt
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"Let's recapitulate the main ideas"
repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
reprise, reprize, repeat, recapitulate(verb)
repeat an earlier theme of a composition
to summarize or repeat in concise form
The entire symphony was recapitulated in the last four bars.
to repeat the evolutionary stages of an organism during its embryonic development
Ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny.
Origin: From recapitulatus, past participle of recapitulare, from re- + capitulum; see capitulate.
to repeat, as the principal points in a discourse, argument, or essay; to give a summary of the principal facts, points, or arguments of; to relate in brief; to summarize
to sum up, or enumerate by heads or topics, what has been previously said; to repeat briefly the substance
Origin: [L. recapitulare, recapitulatum; pref. re- re- + capitulum a small head, chapter, section. See Capitulate.]
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