Definition Summarize

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Definition

to summarize (US), to summarise (UK): to give a resume, to outline, to cite the main points
verb
-Can you summarize the meeting in two words please? Okay: "Boring" and "unproductive".

Examples

  • "You'll want to summarise what you've been talking about earlier, and at the same time politely establish your authority at the podium."
  • "Below I have included a few remarks which summarize my experience with Icarus."
  • "Susie : So to summarize, I want two masculine scents."
  • "Just to summarize briefly."
  • "In case you haven't, let me summarize (I know you're frequently out of town)."
  • "Nicola : So, to summarize, you never know what shares will do because human behavior is unpredictable."
  • "Edward, if I could summarize your pointless song: You got on the bus this morning, didn't have any money, you took a nap, then you started crying like a little girl!"
  • "Brian : That summarises my job quite well."
  • "This introductory guide is intended to summarize our most popular savings accounts, so that you can choose the account that is right for you."

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