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RECAP (recapped, recapping)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does recap mean? 

RECAP (noun)
  The noun RECAP has 2 senses:

1. a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
2. a used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads

  Familiarity information: RECAP used as a noun is rare.


RECAP (verb)
  The verb RECAP has 1 sense:

1. summarize briefly

  Familiarity information: RECAP used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECAP (noun)


Sense 1recap [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

recap; recapitulation; review

Hypernyms ("recap" is a kind of...):

capitulation (a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "recap"):

epanodos (recapitualtion of the main ideas of a speech (especially in reverse order))


Sense 2recap [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A used automobile tire that has been remolded to give it new treads

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

retread; recap

Hypernyms ("recap" is a kind of...):

auto tire; automobile tire; car tire; rubber tire (a tire consisting of a rubber ring around the rim of an automobile wheel)


RECAP (verb)


Sense 1recap [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Summarize briefly

Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing

Synonyms:

recap; recapitulate

Context example:

Let's recapitulate the main ideas

Hypernyms (to "recap" is one way to...):

resume; sum up; summarise; summarize (give a summary (of))

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "recap"):

hash over; rehash; retrograde (go back over)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something


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