- To summarize is to give a short version of something.
An example of to summarize is to explain what happened in a movie.
summarize definition by Webster's New World
summarize definition by American Heritage Dictionary
intr. & tr.v. sum·ma·rized, sum·ma·riz·ing, sum·ma·riz·es
To make a summary or make a summary of.
- sumˌma·ri·zaˈtion noun
- sumˈma·riˌzer noun