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summarize

[ suhm-uh-rahyz ]
/ 藞s蕦m 蓹藢ra瑟z /
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verb (used with object), sum路ma路rized, sum路ma路riz路ing.
to make a summary of; state or express in a concise form.
to constitute a summary of.
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Also especially British, sum路ma路rise .

Origin of summarize

First recorded in 1870鈥75; summar(y) + -ize

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British Dictionary definitions for summarize

summarize

summarise

/ (藞s蕦m蓹藢ra瑟z) /

verb
(tr) to make or be a summary of; express concisely

Derived forms of summarize

summarizable or summarisable, adjectivesummarization or summarisation, nounsummarizer, summariser or summarist, noun
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