summarize

[suhm-uh-rahyz]
verb (used with object), summarized, summarizing.
1.
to make a summary of; state or express in a concise form.
2.
to constitute a summary of.
Also, especially British, summarise.


Origin:
1870–75; summar(y) + -ize

summarizable, adjective
summarization, noun
summarizer, summarist, noun
unsummarizable, adjective
unsummarized, adjective
well-summarized, adjective
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summarize or summarise (ˈsʌməˌraɪz)
 
vb
(tr) to make or be a summary of; express concisely
 
summarise or summarise
 
vb
 
'summarizable or summarise
 
adj
 
'summarisable or summarise
 
adj
 
summari'zation or summarise
 
n
 
summari'sation or summarise
 
n
 
'summarizer or summarise
 
n
 
'summariser or summarise
 
n
 
'summarist or summarise
 
n

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Example sentences
Be able to write about, discuss and summarize the main ideas in a book.
It's impossible to briefly summarize the twists and turns of the complicated
  saga.
Ask groups to summarize their articles in a short paragraph.
If the logic therein is so persuasive, then you should be able to summarize it
  here and make your case.
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