verb (used with object), re·ca·pit·u·lated, re·ca·pit·u·lat·ing.
verb (used without object), re·ca·pit·u·lated, re·ca·pit·u·lat·ing.
- recapitulation theory,
Origin of recapitulate
Examples from the Web for recapitulate
To recapitulate: Our question is the Whence and the Whither of man.The Whence and the Whither of Man|John Mason Tyler
There is no need to recapitulate the story in all its stages, but one incident deserves commemoration.Fifteen Chapters of Autobiography|George William Erskine Russell
It is not necessary to recapitulate the events of Egmont's career.The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74|John Lothrop Motley
St. Peter then proceeds, in his address, to recapitulate the leading facts of the gospel story.
Need we recapitulate the sequel, "How pale the startled lady stood" on the borders of that green and silent hill.Mary Seaham, Volume 2 of 3|Elizabeth Caroline Grey
Word Origin for recapitulate
1560s, back-formation from recapitulation and also from Late Latin recapitulatus, past participle of recapitulare. Related: Recapitulated; recapitulating.