verb (used with object), re·capped, re·cap·ping.
- recapitulation theory
Origin of recap1
verb (used with or without object), re·capped, re·cap·ping.
Origin of recap2
Examples from the Web for recap
Watson then took to YouTube to recap our Twitter exchange, because the Internet is horrible.Dear Moon Landing Deniers: Sorry I Called You Moon Landing Deniers|Olivia Nuzzi|July 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So to recap: You know those two lions that were frisky enough to have lion sex and give birth to lions?
To recap: the FCC spent over eight years obsessing over punishing those responsible for Nipplegate.Super Bowl’s ‘Nipplegate’ Fiasco 10 Years Later: The Pop Diva, the Boob, and the Outrage|Marlow Stern|February 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
To recap: The Neighbors has more 2013 Emmy nominations than New Girl.Emmy Nomination Surprises and Snubs: ‘House of Cards,’ ‘Orphan Black,’ and More|Jason Lynch|July 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
For those who weren't following along at home, or haven't been nursing every bitter moment for more than a decade, let me recap.What if the Supreme Court Had Declined to Hear Bush v. Gore?|Megan McArdle|April 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
verb (ˈriːˌkæp, riːˈkæp) -caps, -capping or -capped
1856, "put a cap on again," from re- + cap (n.). Specific sense "put a strip of rubber on the tread of a tire" is 1920s. As a shortened form of recapitulate, it dates from 1920s. Related: Recapped; recapping.