HyperDic: recapitulate

English > 3 senses of the word recapitulate:
VERBcommunicationrecapitulate, recapsummarize briefly
creationrecapitulaterepeat stages / stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
creationrecapitulate, reprise, reprize, repeatrepeat an earlier theme of a composition
recapitulate > pronunciation
Soundsriy.kahpih'chahley.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > recapitulate: 3 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningsummarize briefly.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"Let's recapitulate the main ideas"
Synonymrecap
Narrowerretrograde, rehash, hash overgo back over
Broadersum up, summarize, summarise, resumeGive a summary (of)
Spanishrecapitular
Catalanrecapitular
Nounsrecapitulationa summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
English > recapitulate: 3 senses > verb 2, creation
Meaningrepeat stages / stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life.
PatternSomething ----s something
Broaderduplicate, reduplicate, double, repeat, replicatemake or do or perform again
Nounsrecapitulationemergence during embryonic development of various characters or structures that appeared during the evolutionary history of the strain or species
English > recapitulate: 3 senses > verb 3, creation
Meaningrepeat an earlier theme of a composition.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsreprise, reprize, repeat
Categorymusicmusical activity (singing / singing / singing or whistling etc.)
Broaderplay, spielreplay (as a melody)
Nounsrecapitulation(music) the section of a composition or movement (especially in sonata form) in which musical themes that were introduced earlier are repeated

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