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Verb: recapitulate  ,ree-ku'pi-chu,leyt
  1. Summarize briefly
    "Let's recapitulate the main ideas";
    - recap
     
  2. Repeat stages of evolutionary development during the embryonic phase of life
     
  3. (music) repeat an earlier theme of a composition
    - reprise, repeat

Derived forms: recapitulates, recapitulated, recapitulating

Type of: double, duplicate, play, reduplicate, repeat, replicate, resume, run over, spiel, sum up, summarise [Brit], summarize

Encyclopedia: Recapitulate