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sum·ma·rize

 (sŭm′ə-rīz′)
intr. & tr.v. sum·ma·rized, sum·ma·riz·ing, sum·ma·riz·es
To make a summary or make a summary of.

sum′ma·ri·za′tion (sŭm′ər-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
sum′ma·ri′zer n.

summarize

(ˈsʌməˌraɪz) or

summarise

vb
(tr) to make or be a summary of; express concisely
ˈsummaˌrizable, ˈsummaˌrisable adj
ˌsummariˈzation, ˌsummariˈsation n
ˈsummaˌrizer, ˈsummaˌriser, ˈsummarist n

sum•ma•rize

(ˈsʌm əˌraɪz)

v. -rized, -riz•ing. v.t.
1. to make a summary of; state or express in a concise form.
2. to constitute a summary of.
v.i.
3. to provide a summary.
[1870–75]
sum′ma•riz`a•ble, adj.
sum`ma•ri•za′tion, n.
sum′ma•riz`er, n.

summarize


Past participle: summarized
Gerund: summarizing

Imperative
summarize
summarize
Present
I summarize
you summarize
he/she/it summarizes
we summarize
you summarize
they summarize
Preterite
I summarized
you summarized
he/she/it summarized
we summarized
you summarized
they summarized
Present Continuous
I am summarizing
you are summarizing
he/she/it is summarizing
we are summarizing
you are summarizing
they are summarizing
Present Perfect
I have summarized
you have summarized
he/she/it has summarized
we have summarized
you have summarized
they have summarized
Past Continuous
I was summarizing
you were summarizing
he/she/it was summarizing
we were summarizing
you were summarizing
they were summarizing
Past Perfect
I had summarized
you had summarized
he/she/it had summarized
we had summarized
you had summarized
they had summarized
Future
I will summarize
you will summarize
he/she/it will summarize
we will summarize
you will summarize
they will summarize
Future Perfect
I will have summarized
you will have summarized
he/she/it will have summarized
we will have summarized
you will have summarized
they will have summarized
Future Continuous
I will be summarizing
you will be summarizing
he/she/it will be summarizing
we will be summarizing
you will be summarizing
they will be summarizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been summarizing
you have been summarizing
he/she/it has been summarizing
we have been summarizing
you have been summarizing
they have been summarizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been summarizing
you will have been summarizing
he/she/it will have been summarizing
we will have been summarizing
you will have been summarizing
they will have been summarizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been summarizing
you had been summarizing
he/she/it had been summarizing
we had been summarizing
you had been summarizing
they had been summarizing
Conditional
I would summarize
you would summarize
he/she/it would summarize
we would summarize
you would summarize
they would summarize
Past Conditional
I would have summarized
you would have summarized
he/she/it would have summarized
we would have summarized
you would have summarized
they would have summarized
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.summarize - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
ingeminate, iterate, reiterate, repeat, restate, retell - to say, state, or perform again; "She kept reiterating her request"
abstract - give an abstract (of)
precis - make a summary (of)
docket - make a summary or abstract of a legal document and inscribe it in a list
recap, recapitulate - summarize briefly; "Let's recapitulate the main ideas"
sum, summarise, summarize, sum up - be a summary of; "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
2.summarize - be a summary of; "The abstract summarizes the main ideas in the paper"
sum up, summarize, summarise, resume - give a summary (of); "he summed up his results"; "I will now summarize"
say, state, tell - express in words; "He said that he wanted to marry her"; "tell me what is bothering you"; "state your opinion"; "state your name"

summarize

verb sum up, recap, review, outline, condense, encapsulate, epitomize, abridge, précis, recapitulate, give a rundown of, put in a nutshell, give the main points of To summarize, this is a clever approach to a common problem.

summarize

verb
To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of:
Informal: recap.
Translations
shrnout
sammenfatte
esittää yhteenveto
sažeti
összefoglal
segja frá í stuttu máli
要約する
요약하다
povzeti
summera
สรุป
tóm tắt

summarize

[ˈsʌməraɪz]
A. VTresumir
B. VIresumir
to summarize,en resumen, ...

summarize

[ˈsʌməraɪz] summarise (British)
vt [+ article, speech, text, information, arguments] → résumer
virésumer

summarize

summarize

[ˈsʌməˌraɪz] vtriassumere, riepilogare

summary

(ˈsaməri) plural ˈsummaries noun
a shortened form of a statement, story etc giving only the main points. A summary of his speech was printed in the newspaper.
ˈsummarize, ˈsummarise verb
to make a summary of. He summarized the arguments.

summarize

يُلَخِّصُ shrnout sammenfatte zusammenfassen συνοψίζω resumir esittää yhteenveto résumer sažeti riepilogare 要約する 요약하다 samenvatten sammenfatte zreasumować fazer um resumo суммировать summera สรุป özetlemek tóm tắt 总结
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