- To summarize is to give a short version of something.
An example of to summarize is to explain what happened in a movie.
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intr. & tr.v. sum·ma·rized, sum·ma·riz·ing, sum·ma·riz·es
- sumˌma·ri·zaˈtion noun
- sumˈma·riˌzer noun