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syn·op·size

 (sĭ-nŏp′sīz′)
tr.v. syn·op·sized, syn·op·siz·ing, syn·op·siz·es
To make a synopsis of; summarize.

[Greek sunopsizein, to sum up, from Greek sunopsis, general view; see synopsis.]

synopsize

(sɪˈnɒpsaɪz) or

synopsise

vb (tr)
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) to make a synopsis of
2. US variants of epitomize

syn•op•size

(sɪˈnɒp saɪz)

v.t. -sized, -siz•ing.
to make a synopsis of; summarize.
[1880–85]

synopsize


Past participle: synopsized
Gerund: synopsizing

Imperative
synopsize
synopsize
Present
I synopsize
you synopsize
he/she/it synopsizes
we synopsize
you synopsize
they synopsize
Preterite
I synopsized
you synopsized
he/she/it synopsized
we synopsized
you synopsized
they synopsized
Present Continuous
I am synopsizing
you are synopsizing
he/she/it is synopsizing
we are synopsizing
you are synopsizing
they are synopsizing
Present Perfect
I have synopsized
you have synopsized
he/she/it has synopsized
we have synopsized
you have synopsized
they have synopsized
Past Continuous
I was synopsizing
you were synopsizing
he/she/it was synopsizing
we were synopsizing
you were synopsizing
they were synopsizing
Past Perfect
I had synopsized
you had synopsized
he/she/it had synopsized
we had synopsized
you had synopsized
they had synopsized
Future
I will synopsize
you will synopsize
he/she/it will synopsize
we will synopsize
you will synopsize
they will synopsize
Future Perfect
I will have synopsized
you will have synopsized
he/she/it will have synopsized
we will have synopsized
you will have synopsized
they will have synopsized
Future Continuous
I will be synopsizing
you will be synopsizing
he/she/it will be synopsizing
we will be synopsizing
you will be synopsizing
they will be synopsizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been synopsizing
you have been synopsizing
he/she/it has been synopsizing
we have been synopsizing
you have been synopsizing
they have been synopsizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been synopsizing
you will have been synopsizing
he/she/it will have been synopsizing
we will have been synopsizing
you will have been synopsizing
they will have been synopsizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been synopsizing
you had been synopsizing
he/she/it had been synopsizing
we had been synopsizing
you had been synopsizing
they had been synopsizing
Conditional
I would synopsize
you would synopsize
he/she/it would synopsize
we would synopsize
you would synopsize
they would synopsize
Past Conditional
I would have synopsized
you would have synopsized
he/she/it would have synopsized
we would have synopsized
you would have synopsized
they would have synopsized
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synopsize

verb
To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of:
Informal: recap.
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