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re·cap 1

 (rē-kăp′)
tr.v. re·capped, re·cap·ping, re·caps
1. To replace a cap or caplike covering on: recapped the bottle.
2. To restore (a used tire of a motor vehicle) to usable condition by bonding new rubber onto the worn tread and lateral surface.
n. (rē′kăp′)
A tire that has been recapped.

re·cap 2

 (rē′kăp′) Informal
tr.v. re·capped, re·cap·ping, re·caps
To recapitulate: recapped the headlines at the end of the news broadcast; recapped her favorite reality show on her blog.
n.
A summary or recapitulation, as of a news report, sports contest, or television show.

recap

vb, -caps, -capping or -capped
informal short for recapitulate
n
1. informal short for recapitulation
2. (Automotive Engineering) Austral and NZ another name for retread
reˈcappable adj

re•cap1

(v. ˈriˌkæp, riˈkæp; n. ˈriˌkæp)

v. -capped, -cap•ping,
n. v.t.
1. to recondition (a worn automobile tire) by cementing on a strip of prepared rubber and vulcanizing by subjecting to heat and pressure in a mold.
n.
2. a recapped tire.
[1935–40]
re•cap′pa•ble, adj.

re•cap2

(ˈriˌkæp)

n., v. -capped, -cap•ping. n.
1. a recapitulation.
v.t., v.i.
2. to recapitulate.
[1945–50; by shortening]

recap

, recapitulate - Recap is short for recapitulate, literally "repeat the headings."
See also related terms for repeat.

recap


Past participle: recapped
Gerund: recapping

Imperative
recap
recap
Present
I recap
you recap
he/she/it recaps
we recap
you recap
they recap
Preterite
I recapped
you recapped
he/she/it recapped
we recapped
you recapped
they recapped
Present Continuous
I am recapping
you are recapping
he/she/it is recapping
we are recapping
you are recapping
they are recapping
Present Perfect
I have recapped
you have recapped
he/she/it has recapped
we have recapped
you have recapped
they have recapped
Past Continuous
I was recapping
you were recapping
he/she/it was recapping
we were recapping
you were recapping
they were recapping
Past Perfect
I had recapped
you had recapped
he/she/it had recapped
we had recapped
you had recapped
they had recapped
Future
I will recap
you will recap
he/she/it will recap
we will recap
you will recap
they will recap
Future Perfect
I will have recapped
you will have recapped
he/she/it will have recapped
we will have recapped
you will have recapped
they will have recapped
Future Continuous
I will be recapping
you will be recapping
he/she/it will be recapping
we will be recapping
you will be recapping
they will be recapping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been recapping
you have been recapping
he/she/it has been recapping
we have been recapping
you have been recapping
they have been recapping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been recapping
you will have been recapping
he/she/it will have been recapping
we will have been recapping
you will have been recapping
they will have been recapping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been recapping
you had been recapping
he/she/it had been recapping
we had been recapping
you had been recapping
they had been recapping
Conditional
I would recap
you would recap
he/she/it would recap
we would recap
you would recap
they would recap
Past Conditional
I would have recapped
you would have recapped
he/she/it would have recapped
we would have recapped
you would have recapped
they would have recapped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.recap - a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
capitulation - a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic
epanodos - recapitulation of the main ideas of a speech (especially in reverse order)
2.recap - a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads
auto tire, automobile tire, car tire, rubber tire - a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel
Verb1.recap - summarize briefly; "Let's recapitulate the main ideas"
sum up, summarize, summarise, resume - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
hash over, rehash, retrograde - go back over; "retrograde arguments"

recap

verb
Informal. To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of:
noun
Informal. A condensation of the essential or main points of something:
Translations

recap

[ˈriːkæp]
A. Nrecapitulación f, resumen m
B. VI (= sum up) → recapitular, resumir

recap

[ˈriːkæp]
[ˌriːˈkæp] virécapituler
vtrécapituler

recap

1 (inf)
nkurze Zusammenfassung; can we have a quick recap?können wir kurz rekapitulieren or zusammenfassen?

recap

2 (US Aut)
vtrunderneuern

recap

1 [ˈriːˌkæp] (fam)
1. nriepilogo
2. vt & viriepilogare, ricapitolare

recap

2 [ˈriːˌkæp] n (Am) (tyre) → pneumatico rigenerato
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