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1 a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion [syn: recapitulation, review]
2 a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads [syn: retread] v : summarize briefly; "Let's recapitulate the main ideas" [syn: recapitulate] [also: recapping, recapped]

User Contributed Dictionary



  • (verb: seal again with a cap): rēkăpʹ, /riːˈkæp/, /ri:"k

Extensive Definition

The word recap can mean:-
recap in German: Recap

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