verb (used with object), recapitulated, recapitulating.
to review by a brief summary, as at the end of a speech or discussion; summarize.
Biology. (of an organism) to repeat (ancestral evolutionary stages) in its development.
to restate (the exposition) in a sonata-form movement
verb (used without object), recapitulated, recapitulating.
to sum up statements or matters.
< Late Latin recapitulātus
(past participle of recapitulāre
), equivalent to re- re-