Definition of Recap

1. Noun. A summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.

Exact synonyms: Recapitulation, Review
Generic synonyms: Capitulation
Specialized synonyms: Epanodos
Derivative terms: Recapitulate, Review



2. Verb. Summarize briefly. "Let's recapitulate the main ideas"
Exact synonyms: Recapitulate
Generic synonyms: Resume, Sum Up, Summarise, Summarize
Specialized synonyms: Hash Over, Rehash, Retrograde
Derivative terms: Recapitulation

3. Noun. A used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads.
Exact synonyms: Retread
Generic synonyms: Auto Tire, Automobile Tire, Car Tire, Rubber Tire
Derivative terms: Retread

Definition of Recap

1. Verb. To seal (something) again with a cap. ¹

2. Noun. A recapitulation. ¹

3. Verb. To recapitulate. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Recap

1. to review by a brief summary [v -CAPPED, -CAPPING, -CAPS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Recap

recanned
recanning
recans
recant
recantation
recantations
recanted
recanter
recanters
recanting
recants
recanvass
recanvassed
recanvasses
recanvassing
recap (current term)
recapacitate
recapacitated
recapacitates
recapacitating
recapitalisation
recapitalisations
recapitalise
recapitalised
recapitalises
recapitalising
recapitalization
recapitalizations
recapitalize
recapitalized

Literary usage of Recap

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1. Lex Salica: The Ten Texts with the Glosses, and the Lex Emendataby Hendrik Kern by Hendrik Kern (1880)
"medietas legis, XLII. 4; LXXII. 3; LXXVI. 9; Pact. 8; recap. ... ancilla ministeri- alis, X. 7 (of cod. to) ; recap. A. 21. 22. ..."

2. Memoir of the Early Campaigns of the Duke of Wellington in Portugal and Spain by John Fane Westmorland (1820)
"... which had been recap" tured from the Portuguese by a force under the orders of General Margaron. On the entry of the French into this town, ..."

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